Kamsala, Kāṃsāḷa, Kāṃsāla: 3 definitions


Kamsala means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāṃsāḷa (कांसाळ).—f (kāṃsēṃ) A large sort of cymbals.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Kaṃsāla (कंसाल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kāṃsyāla.

2) Kaṃsālā (कंसाला) also relates to the Sanskrit words: Kaṃsatālā, Kāṃsyatālā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaṃsāḷa (ಕಂಸಾಳ):—[noun] a slightly convex bronze disk that gives a loud, resonant tone when struck, used as a percussion instrument; one of a pair of large bronze cymbals; a gong.

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Kāṃsāḷa (ಕಾಂಸಾಳ):—[noun] a pair of large bronze cymbals.

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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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