Tusha, Tuṣa, Tūṣa: 15 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Tuṣa and Tūṣa can be transliterated into English as Tusa or Tusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Tuṣa (तुष) in the Atharvaveda and later, regularly denotes the ‘husk’ of grain, often used for a fire.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tuṣa (तुष).—m (S) Husk or chaff of grain.

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tūsa (तूस).—nm (tuṣa S) The outer integument or husk (of rice, nachn̤i, wari &c.) Pr. tūsa kāṇḍūna hātāsa phōḍa (Getting the hands blistered through pounding chaff.) Used of encountering troubles and evils in an unprofitable business.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tuṣa (तुष).—m Husk or chaff of grain.

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tūsa (तूस).—m n The outer husk (of rice, &c.).

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tuṣa (तुष).—[tuṣ-ka]

1) The husk or chaff of grain; अजानतार्थं तत्सर्वं (ajānatārthaṃ tatsarvaṃ) (adhyayanaṃ) तुषाणां कण्डनं यथा (tuṣāṇāṃ kaṇḍanaṃ yathā); Manusmṛti 4.78.

2) The Bibhītaka tree.

3) Fault; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: tuṣaḥ (तुषः).

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Tusa (तुस).—= तुष (tuṣa) q.v.

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Tūṣa (तूष).—Ved. The border of a garment.

Derivable forms: tūṣaḥ (तूषः).

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

Tuṣa (तुष).—mf.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣā) 1. The husk or chaff of rice, &c. 2. Beleric myrobalan. E. tuṣ to please or be pleased, affix ka.

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Tusa (तुस).—m.

(-saḥ) The husk of corn or rice: see tuṣa.

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

Tuṣa (तुष).—m. The husk of grain, especially rice, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 78.

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

Tuṣa (तुष).—[masculine] the husk or chaff of grain.

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Tūṣa (तूष).—[masculine] [neuter] border or fringe of a garment.

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

1) Tuṣa (तुष):—m. the chaff of grain or corn or rice etc., [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.

2) Terminalia Bellerica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) cf. a-, ut-, nis-.

4) Tūṣa (तूष):—m. n. the border of a garment, [Kāṭhaka; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

5) cf. kṛṣṇa-, dāma-.

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

1) Tuṣa (तुष):—(ya, ñi, au) tuṣyati 4. a. To be satisfied, content, or pleased.

2) (ṣaḥ) 1. m. The husk, or chaff of rice; Beleric myrobalan.

3) Tusa (तुस):—(saḥ) 1. m. The husk of grain.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tuṣa (तुष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tusa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tusha in German

context information

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

Tūsa (तूस) [Also spelled tus]:—(nm) the husk; a kind of fine wool.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Tusa (तुस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tuṣa.

2) Tūsa (तूस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tuṣ.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tuṣa (ತುಷ):—

1) [noun] the dry outer covering of rice; chaff; husk.

2) [noun] the large deciduous tree Terminalia belerica (= T. bellirica, = T. bellerica) of Combretaceae family.

3) [noun] that with which something is covered; a veil, screen, lid etc.

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Tusa (ತುಸ):—[noun] = ತುಷ - [tusha -] 1.

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Tusa (ತುಸ):—[noun] = ತುಸ್ತ - [tusta -] 1.

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Tusa (ತುಸ):—[adjective] little a) small in size; not big; b) small in amount, number or degree; not much; c) short in duration or distance; brief; not long; d) small in importance or power; e) small in force, intensity, etc.; f) trivial; trifling.

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Tusa (ತುಸ):—[noun] a small, little quantity, number, degree or extent.

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Tusa (ತುಸ):—[adverb] = ತುಸಂ [tusam].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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