Kakataliya, Kākatālīya, Kaka-taliya: 10 definitions


Kakataliya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kakataliya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kākatālīya (काकतालीय).—n S (kāka Crow, tāla Palmyra.) Coincidence, chance, casualty. 2 Used as a Coincidental, casual, fortuitous. kākatālīyanyāya The law of the crow and the Palmyra-fruit. Said when any occurrence synchronizing with, or immediately following, some other seems, however in truth independent of it, to have been occasioned by it;--as a fruit of the Palmyra falling at the alighting upon it of a crow, may appear to fall in consequence.

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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

[«previous next»] — Kakataliya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kākatālīya (काकतालीय).—a. [kākatāla-cha Mahābhārata on V.3.16] (anything) taking place quite unexpectedly and accidentally, an accident; अहो नु खलु भोः तदेतत् काकतालीयं नाम (aho nu khalu bhoḥ tadetat kākatālīyaṃ nāma) Māl.5; काक- तालीयवत्प्राप्तं दृष्ट्वाऽपि निधिमग्रतः (kāka- tālīyavatprāptaṃ dṛṣṭvā'pi nidhimagrataḥ) H. Pr.3; sometimes used adverbially in the sense of 'accidentally'; फलन्ति काक- तालीयं तेभ्यः प्राज्ञा न बिभ्यति (phalanti kāka- tālīyaṃ tebhyaḥ prājñā na bibhyati) Ve.2.15. °न्याय (nyāya) see under न्याय (nyāya).

Kākatālīya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāka and tālīya (तालीय).

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

Kākatālīya (काकतालीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Accidental, unexpected, opportune. E. kāka, and tālī the fruit of the palm: it alludes to a story of the fruit of the palm falling in the way of a crow.

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

Kākatālīya (काकतालीय).—i. e. kāka -tāla + īya, adj. literally, Resembling the crow and the palmyra tree, an unknown fable, and denoting, 1. Inconsiderate, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 45, 17. ºyam, adv. By accident, Mahābhārata 12, 6596.

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

Kākatālīya (काकतालीय).—[adjective] unexpected, sudden, lit. like the crow (killed by the) palmfruit; [neuter] & vat [adverb]

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

1) Kākatālīya (काकतालीय):—[=kāka-tālīya] [from kāka] mfn. after the manner of the crow and the palm-fruit (as in the fable of the fruit of the palm falling unexpectedly at the moment of the alighting of a crow and killing it), unexpected, accidental, [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 45, 17] [commentator or commentary] on [Pāṇini 5-3, 106] (cf. [Patañjali] and, [Kaiyaṭa, kaiyyaṭa])

2) [=kāka-tālīya] [from kāka] n. the fable of the crow and the palm-fruit

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

Kākatālīya (काकतालीय):—[kāka-tālīya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Accidental.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kakataliya in German

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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

[«previous next»] — Kakataliya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kākatālīya (ಕಾಕತಾಲೀಯ):—[adjective] happening simultaneously without having causal connection.

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Kākatālīya (ಕಾಕತಾಲೀಯ):—[noun] the occurrence of events simultaneously without any causal connection between them; coincidence.

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Kākatāḷīya (ಕಾಕತಾಳೀಯ):—[adjective] = ಕಾಕತಾಲೀಯ [kakataliya]1.

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Kākatāḷīya (ಕಾಕತಾಳೀಯ):—[noun] = ಕಾಕತಾಲೀಯ [kakataliya]2.

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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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