Vanku, Vaṅku, Vamku: 4 definitions
Vanku 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaṅku (वङ्कु).—[adjective] going crookedly or hurriedly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaṅku (वङ्कु):—[from vaṅk] mfn. going crookedly or hurriedly, hastening, rash, [Ṛg-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] [according to] to some also, ‘false’, ‘deceitful’.
[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
Vaṃku (ವಂಕು):—[noun] = ವಂಕ [vamka]1.
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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Ends with: Komkuvamku.
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