कलम

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Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قلم (qalam), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed).

Noun[edit]

कलम (kalam?

  1. pen

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

According to the Uṇādi-sūtra, iv, p.84, from the root √kal (√kal, to sound).

Noun[edit]

कलम (kalamam

  1. a sort of rice (sown in May and June and ripening in December or January)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed)

Noun[edit]

कलम (kalamam

  1. writing reed
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

कलम (kalamam

  1. thief
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0260