Kelikila, Keli-kila: 7 definitions

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Kelikila 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kelikila (केलिकिल).—the confidential companion of the hero of a drama (a kind of vidūṣaka or buffoon).

- Name of Rati.

Derivable forms: kelikilaḥ (केलिकिलः).

Kelikila is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keli and kila (किल).

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

Kelikila (केलिकिल).—m.

(-laḥ) One of Siva'S attendant demigods. 2. The confidential companion of the hero of a drama, in general a sort of buffoon. f.

(-lā) A name of Rati the wife of Kamadeva. E. keli sport, kila who plays, from kil to sport, affix ka.

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

1) Kelikila (केलिकिल):—[=keli-kila] [from keli > kel] mfn. sporting, amusing one’s self, [Harivaṃśa 3380] ([varia lectio] -kala)

2) [v.s. ...] finding pleasure in (in [compound]), 7671

3) [v.s. ...] wanton, arrogant

4) [v.s. ...] litigious, quarrelsome, 3209

5) [v.s. ...] m. the confidential companion, of the hero of a drama (in general a sort of buffoon), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of one of Śiva’s attendants, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Kelikilā (केलिकिला):—[=keli-kilā] [from keli-kila > keli > kel] f. sport, amusement [commentator or commentary] on [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] Name of Rati (the wife of Kāma-deva), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] Name of a town, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Kelikila (केलिकिल):—[keli-kila] (laḥ) 1. m. One of Shiva's attendant demigods; an actor. () f. Name of Cupid’s wife.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kelikila in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kēlikila (ಕೇಲಿಕಿಲ):—[noun] a friend of the hero (in Saṃskřta dramas).

context information

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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