Kesakalapa, Kesakalāpa, Keśakalāpa, Kesakalāpā, Kesha-kalapa, Keshakalapa: 8 definitions


Kesakalapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

The Sanskrit term Keśakalāpa can be transliterated into English as Kesakalapa or Keshakalapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kesakalapa in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kesakalāpa : (m.) a tress of hair.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kesakalāpā refers to: (pl.) (atimanohara°) beautiful tresses PvA. 46;

Note: kesakalāpā is a Pali compound consisting of the words kesa and kalāpā.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kesakalapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Keśakalāpa (केशकलाप).—a mass or quantity of hair.

Derivable forms: keśakalāpaḥ (केशकलापः).

Keśakalāpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keśa and kalāpa (कलाप).

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

Keśakalāpa (केशकलाप).—m.

(-paḥ) A quantity of hair. E. keśa hair, and kalāpa in this compound implying quantity.

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

Keśakalāpa (केशकलाप):—[=keśa-kalāpa] [from keśa] m. a mass or quantity of hair, head of hair, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxx, 13.]

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

Keśakalāpa (केशकलाप):—[keśa-kalāpa] (paḥ) 1. m. Quantity of hair.

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Kesakalapa in German

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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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