Kalava, Kalāvā: 9 definitions

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Kalava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kalāva (कलाव).—m. (= AMg. id., Sanskrit and Pali kalāya), a kind of pulse: Mahāvyutpatti 5652 (text kulatthaḥ, var. kulāvaḥ, but Index also kalāvaḥ, and so Mironov 228.6); Kāraṇḍavvūha 48.5 (kola-mudga-)māṣā-kalāba-(so printed)-masura- etc.; Divyāvadāna 499.25, read with mss., tena tasya kalāvānām (ed. em. kalāyānām) añjalipūro dattaḥ.

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

Kālava (कालव):—m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata vi, 370] ([varia lectio] kālada).

[Sanskrit to German]

Kalava 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kalāvā (कलावा):—(nm) a red thread (tied on the wrist by the Hindus on auspicious occasions).

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Kalāva (कलाव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kalāpa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaḷava (ಕಳವ):—[noun] an old man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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