Kanakacala, Kanakācala, Kanaka-acala: 4 definitions


Kanakacala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kanakachala.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kanakācala (कनकाचल).—m S kanakādri m S The golden mountain, Sumeru. Ex. kiṃ kanakādribhōṃvati pāḷī || kulā- calāci virājita ||

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kanakācala (कनकाचल).—epithets of the mountain Sumeru; अधुना कुचौ ते स्पर्धेते किल कनकाचलेन सार्धम् (adhunā kucau te spardhete kila kanakācalena sārdham) Bv.2.9.

Derivable forms: kanakācalaḥ (कनकाचलः).

Kanakācala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kanaka and acala (अचल). See also (synonyms): kanakādri, kanakagiri, kanakaśaila.

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

Kanakācala (कनकाचल).—m.

(-laḥ) The mountain Sumeru. E. kanaka, and acala a mountain; the golden mountain.

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

1) Kanakācala (कनकाचल):—[from kanaka > kan] m. ‘the golden mountain’, Name of Meru

2) [v.s. ...] a piece of gold shaped like a mountain (cf. hema-parvata).

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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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