Kalakarnika, Kālakarṇikā, Kala-karnika: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kālakarṇikā (कालकर्णिका).—misfortune.

Kālakarṇikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and karṇikā (कर्णिका). See also (synonyms): kālakarṇī.

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

Kālakarṇikā (कालकर्णिका).—f.

(-kā) Misfortune, misery; also kālakarṇī.

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

Kālakarṇikā (कालकर्णिका):—[=kāla-karṇikā] [from kāla] f. misfortune (predicted as the consequence of having black ears), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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