Shukaka, Śūkaka: 5 definitions

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Shukaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Śūkaka can be transliterated into English as Sukaka or Shukaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūkaka (शूकक).—

1) A kind of grain.

2) Tenderness, compassion.

Derivable forms: śūkakaḥ (शूककः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śūkaka (शूकक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Barley, or bearded kind of wheat resembling it. 2. The sentiment of compassion or tenderness. E. kan added to the last.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śūkaka (शूकक):—[from śūka] (ifc.) = śūka, awn of grain (See dīrghaśūkaka)

2) [v.s. ...] barley or a bearded kind of wheat resembling barley, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] the sentiment of compassion or tenderness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śūkaka (शूकक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Barley or bearded wheat; tenderness.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shukaka in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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