Kalla: 8 definitions


Kalla 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kalla : (adj.) 1. clever; able 2. healthy; sound; 3. ready; 4. proper.

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

1) Kalla, 2 (m. nt.) ashes J. III, 94 (for kalala), also in °-vassa a shower of ashes J. IV, 389. (Page 200)

2) Kalla, 1 & Kalya (adj.) (cp. Sk. kalya) 1. well, healthy, sound Vin. I, 291.—2. clever, able, dexterous Miln. 48, 87.—3. ready, prepared J. II, 12, cp.—citta.—4. fit, proper, right S. II, 13 (pañha).—nt. kallaṃ it is proper, befitting (with inf. or inf. -substitute): vacanāya proper to say D. I, 168, 169; A. I, 144; abhinandituṃ D. II, 69;—kallaṃ nu (kho) is it proper? M. III, 19; S. IV, 346; Miln. 25.— 1. not well, unfit Th. 2, 439, cp. ThA. 270. ‹-› 2. unbecoming, unbefitting D. II, 68; J. V, 394.

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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

kallā (कल्ला).—m ( H) A whisker. The barbs or wattle of a cock. 3 (Imit.) Noise, uproar, tumult, hubbub.

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

kallā (कल्ला).—m A whisker; the barbs of a cock, noise.

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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

Kalla (कल्ल).—a.

1) Deaf; °tā, -tvam 1 Deafness.

2) Indistinctness of articulation.

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

Kalla (कल्ल).—adj. (compare Sanskrit kalla-tā according to Galanos, and Dhātup. kall-), stammering: Mahāvyutpatti 7156 = Tibetan dig pa, ldibs pa; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 427.1.

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

Kalla (कल्ल).—mfn.

(-llaḥ-llā-llaṃ) Deaf. E. kalla to sound indistinctly, affix ac.

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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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