Vaku, Vāku: 4 definitions
Vaku 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vāku (वाकु).—A Pārā god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 57.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vāku (वाकु):—[from vāc] See kṛka-vāku and ni-vāku.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vāku (ವಾಕು):—[noun] that which is spoken; speech.
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1) [noun] a decorative ring for the wrist; a bangle.
2) [noun] an armlet.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+11): Vakuba, Vakucakkirai, Vakucam, Vakuchi, Vakuci, Vakucika, Vakudanem, Vakudu, Vakul, Vakul-pushpa, Vakula, Vakulamalinigitaparinaya, Vakulappaccai, Vakumbha, Vakumbhi, Vakuntacceti, Vakuntakam, Vakuntaki, Vakuntakimaram, Vakuntam.
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Tiruvaymoli (Thiruvaimozhi): English translation (by S. Satyamurthi Ayyangar)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]