Vainuka, Vaiṇuka: 4 definitions
Vainuka 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaiṇuka (वैणुक).—A piper, flute-player.
-kam A goad; see वेणुक (veṇuka).
Derivable forms: vaiṇukaḥ (वैणुकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) A goad or bamboo-pike headed with iron, used to drive an elephant. m.
(-kaḥ) A player on a pipe or flute. E. veṇu a flute, ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaiṇuka (वैणुक).—i. e. veṇu + ka, n. A bambu pike, headed with iron, used to drive an elephant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaiṇuka (वैणुक):—[from vaiṇa] mfn. = veṇau sādhuḥ [gana] guḍādi
2) [v.s. ...] ([from] veṇukīya) [gana] bilvakādi
3) [v.s. ...] m. a flute-player, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] n. a pointed goad made of bamboo (for driving elephants), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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