Kapalikatva, Kāpālikatva: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāpālikatva (कापालिकत्व).—Cruelty, brutality; Māl.4.

Derivable forms: kāpālikatvam (कापालिकत्वम्).

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

Kāpālikatva (कापालिकत्व).—[neuter] barbarity, cruelty.

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

Kāpālikatva (कापालिकत्व):—[=kāpālika-tva] [from kāpāla] n. barbarousness, cruelty, [Mālatīmādhava]

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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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