Kalava, aka: Kalāvā; 2 Definition(s)


Kalava means something in 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.

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kalāvā (कलावा).—m ( H) The sling or foothold for the rider of an elephant. 2 Turning or inclining (to a side); directing (to the right or left): turning about (a horse); exercising with a turn or two: also taking a turn or two. v throughout. Ex. tū śētākaḍē ka0 dēūna yē.

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kalāvā (कलावा).—m (Commonly kaḷavā q. v.) Pasture-hobbles &c.

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kaḷavā (कळवा).—m A rope connecting two legs (of a horse &c.), to confine the animal at pasture, hobbles: also confining the animal with such rope. v ghāla acc. of o.

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kaḷāvā (कळावा).—m Pasture-hobbles &c. See kaḷavā.

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kālava (कालव).—n An oyster. 2 An oyster-shell.

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kālavā (कालवा).—m (kulyā S) A channel cut to admit the water of a river, tank, pond &c., a water-course, a canal. 2 (kālaviṇēṃ) Bread, rice &c. squeezed into a mass with buttermilk &c.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaḷavā (कळवा).—m A rope connecting two legs (of a horse, &c.), to confine the animal at pasture, hobbles.

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kālava (कालव).—n An oyster; an oyster-shell.

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kālavā (कालवा).—m A canal; a water-course.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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.

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