Kalebara, Kaḷebara: 3 definitions


Kalebara means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kalebara : (nt.) the body.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaḷebara, (: kale° and kalevara) (m. & nt.) (cp. BSk. kaḍebara Av. Ś. II. 26) 1. the body S. I, 62=A. II, 48; =IV. 429 =M. I, 82; J. II, 437, III, 96, 244; Vism. 49, 230.—2. a dead body, corpse, carcass; often in description of death: khandhānaṃ bhedo k°assa nikkhepo, D. II, 355= M. I. 49=Vbh. 137; Th. 2, 467; J. III, 180, 511; V, 459; Mhvs 2010; 3781; PvA. 80. Cp. kuṇapa.—3. the step in a flight of stairs M. II, 92, cp. kalingara. (Page 200)

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaḷebara (ಕಳೆಬರ):—[noun] = ಕಳೇಬರ [kalebara].

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Kaḷēbara (ಕಳೇಬರ):—

1) [noun] the entire physical structure of a living being; the body.

2) [noun] (now chiefly) a dead body.

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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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