Kaliyaka, Kālīyaka: 11 definitions

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Kaliyaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

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Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kālīyaka (कालीयक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.31.10, I.35, II.48.9) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kālīyaka) 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

Kālīyaka (कालीयक).—

1) A species of aloe wood.

2) A kind of turmeric.

3) Yellow sandal. ... गात्राणि कालीयकचर्चितानि (gātrāṇi kālīyakacarcitāni) Ṛs.4.5. Here comm. मणिराम (maṇirāma) says, 'कालीयकेन जायकेन (kālīyakena jāyakena).

4) A dark kind of sandal wood.

5) Saffron; कालीयक- क्षोदविलेपनश्रियम् (kālīyaka- kṣodavilepanaśriyam) Śi.12.14.

Derivable forms: kālīyakaḥ (कालीयकः), kālīyakam (कालीयकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kāliyaka (कालियक).—(= Sanskrit Kāliya; compare also Kālika), name of a nāga king: Samādhirājasūtra p. 42 line 31.

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

Kālīyaka (कालीयक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. A yellow fragrant wood, perhaps a species of aloe wood. 2. A dark kind of Sandal wood. m.

(-kaḥ) A species of turmeric. (Curcuma zanthorhiza:) see dāruharidrā. E. kan added to the last, of a black or blackish hue; also kālīya, kāleya, &c.

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

Kālīyaka (कालीयक).—[kālīya + ka], I. n. A dark kind of sandal, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 96, 3. Ii. m. The name of a Nāga, Mahābhārata 1, 1555.

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

Kālīyaka (कालीयक).—[masculine] [Name] of a serpent-demon; [neuter] a kind of fragrant black wood.

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

1) Kāliyaka (कालियक):—[from kāla] n. (= kālīyaka) a yellow fragrant wood (perhaps sandal-wood or Agallochum), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Kālīyaka (कालीयक):—[from kāla] n. = kāliyaka, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] mn. a kind of turmeric (Curcuma xanthorrhiza), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Nāga (different [from] Kāliya), [Mahābhārata i, 1555.]

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

Kālīyaka (कालीयक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A yellow fragrant wood. m. Turmeric.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kaliyaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kālīyaka (ಕಾಲೀಯಕ):—[noun] the wood of the tree Aquilaria agallocha.

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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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