Kalevara: 15 definitions
Kalevara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kalevar.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kalevara, see kaḷebara. (Page 199)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.)
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर).—The body; यावत्स्वस्थमिदं कलेवरगृहम् (yāvatsvasthamidaṃ kalevaragṛham) Bhartṛhari 3.88; H.1.44; अन्तकाले च मामेव स्मरन्मुक्त्वा कलेवरम् (antakāle ca māmeva smaranmuktvā kalevaram) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 8.5; Bv.1.13,2.43.
Derivable forms: kalevaraḥ (कलेवरः), kalevaram (कलेवरम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raṃ) The body. E. kala semen, and vara best; formed from the seminal fluid; the termination of the ablative is retained.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर).—n. The body, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 8, 5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर).—[neuter] ([masculine]) the body.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kalevara (कलेवर):—mn. the body, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;
2) cf. [Latin] cadāver
3) m. Olibanum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर):—[kale-vara] (raṃ) 1. n. The body.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर) [Also spelled kalevar]:—(nm) physical structure, external build-up; size.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Kalevara (कलेवर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kalevara.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the entire physical structure of a living being; the body.
2) [noun] (now chiefly) a dead body.
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Kaḷevara (ಕಳೆವರ):—[noun] = ಕಳೇಬರ [kalebara].
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Kaḷēvara (ಕಳೇವರ):—[noun] = ಕಳೇಬರ [kalebara].
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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