Kalakeli, Kalākeli, Kala-keli: 6 definitions


Kalakeli means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalākeli (कलाकेलि).—a. gay, wanton.

-liḥ an epithet of Kāma.

Kalākeli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalā and keli (केलि).

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

Kalākeli (कलाकेलि).—mfn. (-liḥ-liḥ-li) Gay, frolicsome, wanton. m.

(-liḥ) A name of Kama or love. E. kalā deceit, and keli who sports.

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

1) Kalākeli (कलाकेलि):—[=kalā-keli] [from kalā] a m. amorous play, [Bālarāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘frolicsome’, Name of Kāma, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] b mfn. one who exercises an art for pleasure, [Gīta-govinda]

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

Kalākeli (कलाकेलि):—[kalā-keli] (liḥ) 2. m. Cupid.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kalakeli 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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