Kamatala, Kāmatāla, Kama-tala: 6 definitions
Kamatala 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.
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Kāmatāla (कामताल).—the (Indian) cuckoo.
Derivable forms: kāmatālaḥ (कामतालः).
Kāmatāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāma and tāla (ताल).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) The Kokila, or Koil, the Inidian cuckoo. E. kāma, and tāla a musical strain; the song of the Koil being poetically considered as an incentive to love.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāmatāla (कामताल):—[=kāma-tāla] [from kāma] m. the Indian cuckoo (considered as an incentive to love), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāmatāla (कामताल):—[kāma-tāla] (laḥ) 1. m. The cuckoo.
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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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