Kalahakara, Kalahaṅkara, Kalahankara, Kalahamkara, Kalahaṃkara, Kalahakāra, Kalaha-kara: 8 definitions



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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kalahakāra (कलहकार).—a. quarrelsome, turbulent.

Derivable forms: kalahakāraḥ (कलहकारः).

Kalahakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalaha and kāra (कार). See also (synonyms): kalahakārin.

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

Kalahakāra (कलहकार).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) 1. Contending with, fighting. 2. Quarrelsome, turbulent. E. kalaha, and kāra who makes.

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

Kalahakāra (कलहकार).—[feminine] ī causing quarrel, quarrelsome.

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

1) Kalahakāra (कलहकार):—[=kalaha-kāra] [from kalaha] mf(ī)n. quarrelsome, turbulent, contentious, pugnacious, [Pāṇini; Hitopadeśa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of the wife of Vikrama-caṇḍa, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Kalahakāra (कलहकार):—[kalaha-kāra] (raḥ-rī-raṃ) a. Quarrelling

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Kalahakara 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalahakara in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kalahaṃkara: picking up a quarrel J. VI, 45;

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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