Kalevara: 8 definitions


Kalevara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Kalevara, see kaḷebara. (Page 199)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kalēvara (कलेवर).—n (S) The body (of man or beast). Used mostly in contrad. from the soul or animating principle; or in anger and revilingly, and thus in a manner corresponding to the use in English of Carcass.

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kaḷēvara (कळेवर).—n (Properly kalēvara) The body.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kalēvara (कलेवर).—n The body (of men or beasts.)

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalevara (कलेवर).—The body; यावत्स्वस्थमिदं कलेवरगृहम् (yāvatsvasthamidaṃ kalevaragṛham) Bh.3.88; H.1.44; अन्तकाले च मामेव स्मरन्मुक्त्वा कलेवरम् (antakāle ca māmeva smaranmuktvā kalevaram) Bg.8.5; Bv.1.13,2.43.

Derivable forms: kalevaraḥ (कलेवरः), kalevaram (कलेवरम्).

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

Kalevara (कलेवर).—n.

(-raṃ) The body. E. kala semen, and vara best; formed from the seminal fluid; the termination of the ablative is retained.

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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. 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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