Kalidruma, Kali-druma: 5 definitions



Kalidruma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Kalidruma (कलिद्रुम) refers to the “Bibhītaka tree from which dice were made” and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 17.213.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kalidruma (कलिद्रुम).—m S Beleric myrobalan, Terminalia Belerica. 2 The marking-nut plant.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalidruma (कलिद्रुम).—the Bibhītaka tree.

Derivable forms: kalidrumaḥ (कलिद्रुमः).

Kalidruma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kali and druma (द्रुम). See also (synonyms): kalivṛkṣa.

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

Kalidruma (कलिद्रुम).—m.

(-maḥ) Beleric myrobalan, (Terminalia belerica,) also kali the tree of strife; being supposed to be favourite haunt of imps or goblins.

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

Kalidruma (कलिद्रुम):—[=kali-druma] [from kali] m. idem [commentator or commentary] on [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 108.]

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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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