Akal, Ākal: 4 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākal (आकल्).—1 P.

1) To take hold of, seize, take; बाहुमूलप्रहितभुजाकलितस्तनेन (bāhumūlaprahitabhujākalitastanena) Śiśupālavadha 7.21; कुतूहलाकलितहृदया (kutūhalākalitahṛdayā) K.49 seized.

2) To consider, regard; स्पर्शमपि पावनमाकलयन्ति (sparśamapi pāvanamākalayanti) K.18,235; खिन्नमसूयया हृदयं तवाकलयामि (khinnamasūyayā hṛdayaṃ tavākalayāmi) Gītagovinda 3.

3) To observe, notice, take into consideration; भयहेतुमाकलय्य (bhayahetumākalayya) H.1.

4) (a) To bind, fasten, tie; स्वच्छदुकूलपल्लवाक- लितमौलेः (svacchadukūlapallavāka- litamauleḥ) K.99,84; (b) To confine; to restrain, tie up; सुवर्णसूत्राकलिताधराम्बराम् (suvarṇasūtrākalitādharāmbarām) Śiśupālavadha 1.6,9.45; Kathāsaritsāgara 2.52

5) To shake, agitate; मारुताकलितास्तत्र द्रुमाः (mārutākalitāstatra drumāḥ) Mb.; Bhartṛhari 1.42.

6) To cast, throw; Śiśupālavadha 3.73,9.72.

7) To surrender, transfer.

8) To measure; आकलयन्तमिव त्रिभुवनम् (ākalayantamiva tribhuvanam) K.78 to count, reckon.

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

Ākal (आकल्).—shake, agitate, cast, fling; seize, tie, fasten; observe, notice; try, etc. = [Simple] ud drive out, let loose.

Ākal is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and kal (कल्).

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

Ākal (आकल्):—[=ā-√kal] ([imperfect tense] ākalayat) to tie, fasten, [Śiśupāla-vadha ix, 45] ;

— ([indeclinable participle] -kalayya) to surrender, transfer, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to observe, notice, examine, take into consideration, reckon, consider, suppose, take for, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Śiśupāla-vadha iii, 73; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ākaḷ (ಆಕಳ್):—[noun] = ಆಕಳು [akalu].

context information

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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