Kalpanika, Kālpanika: 10 definitions


Kalpanika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Kalpnik.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalpanika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a S Invented by the imagination or mind; imaginary, ideal, fictitious: also forged, contrived, devised, thought out.

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

kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a Imaginary, contrived, ideal, fictitious.

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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

[«previous next»] — Kalpanika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a. (- f.) [कल्पना ठक् (kalpanā ṭhak)]

1) Existing only in fancy, fictitious; काल्पनिकी व्युत्पत्तिः (kālpanikī vyutpattiḥ)

2) Counterfeit, fabricated.

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

Kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Artificial, fabricated. 2. Fictitious, invented. E. kalpanā and ṭhak aff.

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

1) Kālpanika (काल्पनिक):—[from kālpa] mfn. ([from] kalpanā), existing only in fancy, invented, fictitious, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] artificial, fabricated.

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

Kālpanika (काल्पनिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Artificial.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kalpanika 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalpanika in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kālpanika (काल्पनिक) [Also spelled kalpnik]:—(a) imaginary, fictitious; utopian; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalpanika in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kālpanika (ಕಾಲ್ಪನಿಕ):—[adjective] existing only in the imagination; formed or characterised imaginatively; fanciful; unreal; imaginary.

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Kālpanika (ಕಾಲ್ಪನಿಕ):—[noun] a man who can form or has the power of forming, mental images of what is not actually present or experienced; he who is capable of creating or inventing new images, ideas, contrivances, methods, etc. by combining previous experiences; creative man.

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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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