Tuni, Tūṇī, Tūṇi: 9 definitions



Tuni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas (history)

Tūṇi (तूणि) equals 2 Padakku and represents a unit of measurement used in Medieval Temple Inscriptions.—Remuneration had several components. One main component was daily allowance of paddy or rice. This was measured out in various measures [viz., 1 Tūṇi equals 2 Padakku].

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Tūṇī, (f.) (Sk. *tūṇa & tūṇī, to *tḷn: see under tulā; cp. Lat. tollo. On ṇ›l. cp. cikkaṇa & cikkhala, guṇa› guḷa, kiṇi›kili, etc. ) a quiver (lit. “carrier”) J. II, 403 (dhanuṃ tūṇiñ ca nikkhippa); V, 47. (Page 306)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tūṇi (तूणि).—A quiver.

Derivable forms: tūṇiḥ (तूणिः).

See also (synonyms): tūṇīra.

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Tūṇī (तूणी).—The indigo plant.

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

Tuṇi (तुणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) A timber tree: see tunna. E. tūṇ to shrink or wrap, affix in, and the radical vowel made short.

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Tūnī (तूनी).—f. (-nī) Sharp pain in the perinœum and lower part of the abdomen.

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

Tūṇi (तूणि).—[masculine] quiver; poss. tūṇin.

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

1) Tuṇi (तुणि):—m. Cedrela Toona, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Tūṇī (तूणी):—[from tūṇa] a f. idem, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] a disease of the anus and the bladder, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] the Indigo plant, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

5) Tūṇi (तूणि):—[from tūṇaka > tūṇa] m. = ṇa, [Rāmāyaṇa ii, 31, 30]

6) [v.s. ...] f. idem, [Rāmāyaṇa (B) iii, 8, 19]

7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Yugaṃ-dhara’s father, [Harivaṃśa 9207; Viṣṇu-purāṇa iv, 14, 1] (kuṇi, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Liṅga-purāṇa; Kūrma-purāṇa i, 24, 42]).

8) Tūṇī (तूणी):—[from tūṇa] b f. [from] ṇa.

9) [v.s. ...] ind. [from] ṇa.

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

1) Tuṇi (तुणि):—(ṇiḥ) 2. m. A timber tree.

2) Tūnī (तूनी):—(nī) 3. f. Pain in the abdomen.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tuṇi (तुणि):—m. = kuṇi = tunna Name eines Baumes, Cedula Toona Roxb., [SVĀMIN] zu [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 4, 16.] [Śabdakalpadruma]

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Tūṇi (तूणि):—m.

1) Nebenform von tūṇa, tūṇī Köcher: tūṇī cākṣayyasāyakau [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 31, 30.] —

2) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten, des Vaters von Yugaṃdhara, [Harivaṃśa 9207.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 435.] Vgl. kuṇi .

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Tūṇi (तूणि):—

2) vgl. u. bhūmi 2).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tuṇi (तुणि):—und ka m. Cedrela Toona.

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Tūṇi (तूणि):—m.

1) Köcher.

2) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten.

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Tūṇī (तूणी):—1. f. s.u. tūṇa.

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Tūṇī (तूणी):—2. Adv. mit kar zu einem Köcher machen.

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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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