Kelikala, Kelikalā, Keli-kala: 7 definitions

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Kelikala 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kelikalā (केलिकला).—

1) sportive skill, wantonness, amorous address; रतिकेलिकलाभिरधीरम् (ratikelikalābhiradhīram) Gīt.11.

2) the lute of Sarasvatī.

Kelikalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keli and kalā (कला).

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

Kelikalā (केलिकला).—f.

(-lā) 1. The Vina or lute of Saraswati. 2. Amorous or sportive accent or address. 3. Sportive skill, wantonness. E. keli sport, kal to sound, affix aṅ and ṭāp.

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

Kelikala (केलिकल).—[adjective] playing, sporting; *[feminine] ā = [preceding]*

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

1) Kelikala (केलिकल):—[=keli-kala] [from keli > kel] mfn. amusing one’s self, [Harivaṃśa ii, 75, 55] ([varia lectio] -kila)

2) Kelikalā (केलिकला):—[=keli-kalā] [from keli-kala > keli > kel] f. amorous or sportive accents or address, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] sportive skill, wantonness, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] the Vīṇā or lute of Sarasvatī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kelikalā (केलिकला):—[keli-kalā] (lā) 1. f. The lute of Saraswati; sportive accents or skill.

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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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