Kalasarpa, Kāḷasarpa, Kālasarpa, Kala-sarpa: 6 definitions
Kalasarpa 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.
The Sanskrit term Kāḷasarpa can be transliterated into English as Kalasarpa or Kaliasarpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kāḷasarpa (काळसर्प).—m The all-devouring serpent Time.) A name for Yama, Death or Time personified.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kālasarpa (कालसर्प).—the black and most poisonous variety of the snake; Gīt.1.12.
Derivable forms: kālasarpaḥ (कालसर्पः).
Kālasarpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and sarpa (सर्प).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rpaḥ) The black and most deadly variety of the cobra, (Coluber naga) E. kāla black, and sarpa a serpent.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kālasarpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and sarpa (सर्प).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kālasarpa (कालसर्प):—[=kāla-sarpa] [from kāla] m. the black and most venomous variety of the Cobra, Coluber Nāga, [Gīta-govinda x, 12; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]
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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