Kavyavala, Kavyavāla, Kavya-vala: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kavyavāla (कव्यवाल).—

1) fire.

2) a class of manes.

Derivable forms: kavyavālaḥ (कव्यवालः).

Kavyavāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kavya and vāla (वाल).

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

Kavyavāla (कव्यवाल).—m.

(-laḥ) A class of the manes or deified ancestors. E. kavya an offering to the manes, occasionally, and la who receives.

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

Kavyavāla (कव्यवाल):—[=kavya-vāla] [from kavya > kavi] mfn. a corrupted form of -vāḍa, which is derived [from] the [nominative case] -vāṭ of -vah.

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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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