Kalakata, aka: Kālakata, Kala-kata, Kālakaṭa; 4 Definition(s)
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Kāla-kata (adj.) dead Sn. 586, 590; in combn petā kālakatā “the Petas who have fulfilled their (earthly) time Sn. 807; Pv. I, 57; I, 121. Also as kālaṅkata Pv. II, 79; Vv 809; Vism. 296.(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
kaḷakaṭa (कळकट).—n (kaḷaṅka) Verdigris. 2 Filth or dirt (on clothes, vessels, articles).(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaḷakaṭa (कळकट).—a Affected slightly with verdigris.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Kālakaṭa (कालकट).—an epithet of Śiva; Mb.13.
Derivable forms: kālakaṭam (कालकटम्), kālakaṭaḥ (कालकटः).
Kālakaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and kaṭa (कट).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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