Kaleya, Kāleya, Kalehugida: 13 definitions

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Kaleya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kāleya (कालेय).—A set of Asuras born to the great sage Kaśyapa of his wife Kālā. Some scholars hold the view that the Kālakeyas and the Kāleyas are one and the same. Kāleyas destroyed the Āśramas of sages like Vasiṣṭha, Cyavana and Bharadvāja. (Vana Parva, Chapter 102). Devas killed some of the Kāleyas; the others ran away to Pātāla.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Kāleya (कालेय).—An Asura who was exhausted in Amṛtamanthana.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 7. 14.

1b) An Ātreya, putrikā putra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 197. 9.

1c) Dānavas and Nāgas in Rasātala. These took part in Devāsura war between Bali and Indra. They fought with Vasus.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 24. 30; VIII. 10. 22 and 34.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kāleya (कालेय) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.34, I.65, I.61.46) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kāleya) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāleya (कालेय).—a. Belonging to the Kali age.

-yam 1 The liver.

2) Black sandal-wood; आश्यानकालेयकृताङ्गरागाम् (āśyānakāleyakṛtāṅgarāgām) Ku.7.9.

3) Saffron.

-yāḥ (-m. pl.) Name of a school of the black Yajurveda.

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

Kāleya (कालेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) 1. Belonging to the Kali age, &c. 2. Dark coloured. n.

(-yaṃ) 1. A yellow fragrant wood: see kālīyaka and kāleyaka. 2. The liver. m.

(-yaḥ) The name of a demon or imp. E. kāla or kali, and ḍhak affix.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāleya (कालेय).—i. e. 2. kāla + eya, I. n. A dark kind of sandal, [Kumārasaṃbhava, (ed. Stenzler.)] 7, 9. Ii. m. The name of a tribe of Daityas, Mahābhārata 3, 8719; 8769.

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

1) Kāleya (कालेय):—[from kāla] 1. kāleya n. ([from] 1. kāla), the liver, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a yellow fragrant wood, [Kumāra-sambhava vii, 9]

3) [v.s. ...] saffron, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] 2. kāleya n. (metron. [from] kālā), Name of a Nāga (= Kāliya), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a family of Daityas, [Mahābhārata iii; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) 3. kāleya n. ([from] 1. kali [see sub voce kali] [Pāṇini 4-2, 8]), the Sāman of Kali, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa; Lāṭyāyana]

7) m. [plural] Name of a school of the black Yajur-veda

8) mfn. belonging to Kali or the Kali age, etc., [Pāṇini 4-2, 8; Patañjali]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāleya (कालेय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Of time; dark. m. A demon. n. A fragrant wood; the liver.

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

Kāleya (कालेय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kālija, Kāleya.

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Kaleya 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Kāleya (कालेय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kāleya.

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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

Kālēya (ಕಾಲೇಯ):—

1) [noun] the perennial plant Crocus sativus of Iridaceae family with funnel-shaped, purplish flowers having orange stigmas; saffron plant.

2) [noun] the dried, aromatic stigmas of this plant, used in flavouring and colouring foods; saffron.

3) [noun] a red pigment , applied by women on their forehead, as a sign of auspiciousness; vermilion.

4) [noun] that which is related to Kaliyuga, fourth of the four mythological ages, which is current now, having a duration of 4,32,000 years.

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Kāḷehūgiḍa (ಕಾಳೆಹೂಗಿಡ):—[noun] the flowering plant Canna indica of Cannaceae family; Indian shot.

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Kāḷēya (ಕಾಳೇಯ):—

1) [noun] the perennial plant Crocus sativus of Iridaceae family with funnel-shaped, purplish flowers having orange stigmas; saffron plant.

2) [noun] the dried, aromatic stigmas of this plant, used in flavouring and colouring foods; saffron.

3) [noun] a red pigment , applied by women on their forehead, as a sign of auspiciousness; vermilion.

4) [noun] that which is related to Kaliyuga, fourth of the four mythological ages, which is current now, having a duration of 4,32,000 years.

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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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