Tuk, Ṭuk: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ṭuk (टुक्).—Augment ट् () added to that in connection with which it is prescribed; it is prescribed in connection with ङ् () and ण् () followed by a sibilant, e. g. सुगण् (sugaṇ)+षष्ठः (ṣaṣṭhaḥ) = सुगण्ट्षष्टः (sugaṇṭṣaṣṭaḥ); cf. P, VIII. 3.28.

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Tuk (तुक्).—Augment त् (t) added (1) to the root चि (ci) in the form चित्य (citya), the pot. pass. part. of चि (ci) cf. P. III. 1.132; (2) to the short vowel at the end of a root before a krt affix marked with the mute letter प् (p) e.g. अग्निचित्, प्रहृत्य (agnicit, prahṛtya) cf. P. VI. 1.71 ; (3) to a short vowel before छ् (ch) if there be close proximity (संहिता (saṃhitā)) between the two e. g. इच्छति, गच्छति (icchati, gacchati); cf. P. VI. 1.73; (4) to the indeclinables आ (ā) and मा () as also to a long vowel before छ (cha), e. g. आच्छादयति, विचाच्छाद्यतेः (ācchādayati, vicācchādyateḥ) cf. P. VI. 1.74, 75; (5) to a long vowel optionally, if it is at the end of a word, e. g. लक्ष्मीच्छाया, लक्ष्मीछाया (lakṣmīcchāyā, lakṣmīchāyā), cf. P. VI. 1.76; (7) to the letter न् (n) at the end of a word before श् (ś), e.g. भवाञ्च्छेते (bhavāñcchete), cf. P. VIII. 3.31.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Tuk in Brazil is the name of a plant defined with Acrocomia aculeata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bactris pavoniana Mart. (among others).

2) Tuk in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Euphorbia buxoides.

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1878)
· Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale
· Revista Argentina de Agronomía (1941)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1881)
· Palmiers (1847)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tuk (तुक्).—[masculine] child, boy.

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

1) Tuk (तुक्):—m. ([from] tuc) a boy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) = √tak, see su-tuka, p. 1224.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tuk 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tuk in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) rhyme; sense; harmony; ~[bamdi] rhyming, improvising verses; —[baithana] to rhyme; to harmonise, to co-ordinate; —[mem tuka milana] to chime in, to sing in the same strain, to attune (to somebody else); —[hona] ([batacita adi mem]) to be rational, to make a sense..—tuk (तुक) is alternatively transliterated as Tuka.

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