कला

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit कला (kalā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kə.lɑː/, [kə.l̪äː]

Noun[edit]

कला (kalāf (Urdu spelling کلا‎)

  1. art

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Hindi · रंग (raṅg) (layout · text)
     सफ़ेद (safed), श्वेत (śvet)      धूसर (dhūsar), छाई (chāī)      काला (kālā), श्याम (śyām)
             लाल (lāl), सुर्ख़ (surx); गहरा लाल (gahrā lāl), क़िरमिज़ी (qirmizī)              नारंगी (nāraṅgī), माल्टा (mālṭā); भूरा (bhūrā)              पीला (pīlā); मलाई (malāī)
             नींबू (nīmbū), सुगा पंछी (sugā pañchī)              हरा (harā)             
             आकाशी (ākāśī), आसमानी (āsmānī)              आसमानी (āsmānī)              नीला (nīlā), नील (nīl)
             जामुनी (jāmunī); नील (nīl)              रानी (rānī); बैंगनी (baiṅgnī), जामुनी (jāmunī)              गुलाबी (gulābī)

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit कला (kalā).

Noun[edit]

कला (kalāf

  1. art

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

कला (kalāf

  1. a small part of anything, any single part or portion of a whole, especially a sixteenth part
  2. a digit or one-sixteenth of the moon’s diameter
  3. a symbolical expression for the number sixteen
  4. interest on a capital (considered as a certain part of it)
  5. a division of time (said to be 1/900 of a day or 1-6 minutes; or 1/1800 of a day or 0-8 minutes commentator or commentary on; or 2 minutes and 26 54/201 seconds; or 1 minute and 35 205/301, seconds, or 8 seconds)
  6. the sixtieth part of one-thirtieth of a zodiacal sign, a minute of a degree
  7. (in prosody) a syllabic instant
  8. a term for the seven substrata of the elements or Dhatus of the human body (viz. flesh, blood, fat, phlegm, urine, bile, and semen)
  9. an atom (there are 3015 kalā-s or atoms in every one of the six dhātu-s, not counting the rasa-,therefore in all 18090)
  10. (with pāśupata-s) the elements of the gross or material world
  11. an embryo shortly after conception
  12. a designation of the three constituent parts of a sacrifice (viz. mantra-, dravya- and śraddhā-)
  13. the menstrual discharge
  14. any practical art, any mechanical or fine art (sixty-four are enumerated in the śaivatantra-;the following is a list of them: gītam-, vādyam-, nṛtyam-, nāṭyam-, ālekhyam-, viśeṣaka-cchedyam-, taṇḍula-kusuma-balivikārāḥ-, puṣpāstaranam-, daśana-vasanāṅgarāgāḥ-, maṇi-bhūmikā-karma-, śayana-racanam-, udaka-vādyam-, udaka-ghātaḥ-, citrā yogāḥ-, mālya-granthana-vikalpāḥ-, keśa-śekharāpīḍayojanam-, nepathya-yogāḥ-, karṇa-pattra-bhaṅgāḥ-, gandha-yuktiḥ-, bhūṣaṇa-yojanam-, indrajālam-, kaucumāra-yogāḥ-, hasta-lāghavam-, citraśākāpūpa-bhakṣya-vikāra-kriyā-, pānaka-rasarāgāsava-yojanam-, sūcīvāpa-karma-, vīṇā-ḍama-ruka-sūtra-krīḍā-, prahelikā-, pratimā-, durvacakayogāḥ-, pustaka-vācanam-, nāṭakākhyāyikā-darśanam-, kāvya-samasyā-pūraṇam-, paṭṭikā-vetrabāṇa-vikalpāḥ-, tarkū-karmāṇi-, takṣaṇam-, vāstu-vidyā-, rūpya-ratna-parīkṣā-, dhātu-vādaḥ-, maṇi-rāga-jñānam-, ākara-jñānam-, vṛkṣāyur-veda-yogāḥ-, meṣa-kukkuṭa-lāvaka-yuddha-vidhiḥ-, śuka-sārikā-pralāpanam-, utsādanam-, keśa-mārjana-kauśalam-, akṣara-muṣṭikā-kathanam-, mlechitaka-vikalpāḥ-, deśa-bhāṣā-jñānam-, puṣpa-śakaṭikā-nimitta-jñānam-, yantra-mātṛkā-, dhāraṇa-mātṛkā-, saṃpāṭyam-, mānasī kāvya-kriyā-, kriyā-vikalpāḥ-, chalitakayogāḥ-, abhidhāna-koṣa-cchando-jñānam-, vastra-gopanāni-, dyūta-viśeṣaḥ-, ākarṣaṇa-krīḍā-, bālaka-krīḍanakāni-, vaināyikīnāṃ vidyāṇāṃ jñānam-, vaijayikīnāṃ vidyānāṃ jñānam-)
  15. skill, ingenuity
  16. ignorance
  17. a low and sweet tone
  18. a boat
  19. name of a grammatical commentary

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of कला (kalā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative कला
kalā
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Vocative कले
kale
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Accusative कलाम्
kalām
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Instrumental कलया / कला¹
kalayā / kalā¹
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभिः
kalābhiḥ
Dative कलायै
kalāyai
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभ्यः
kalābhyaḥ
Ablative कलायाः
kalāyāḥ
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभ्यः
kalābhyaḥ
Genitive कलायाः
kalāyāḥ
कलयोः
kalayoḥ
कलानाम्
kalānām
Locative कलायाम्
kalāyām
कलयोः
kalayoḥ
कलासु
kalāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Proper noun[edit]

कला (kalāf

  1. a wife of Marichi
  2. a name of Sati (Hindu goddess)

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of कला (kalā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative कला
kalā
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Vocative कले
kale
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Accusative कलाम्
kalām
कले
kale
कलाः
kalāḥ
Instrumental कलया / कला¹
kalayā / kalā¹
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभिः
kalābhiḥ
Dative कलायै
kalāyai
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभ्यः
kalābhyaḥ
Ablative कलायाः
kalāyāḥ
कलाभ्याम्
kalābhyām
कलाभ्यः
kalābhyaḥ
Genitive कलायाः
kalāyāḥ
कलयोः
kalayoḥ
कलानाम्
kalānām
Locative कलायाम्
kalāyām
कलयोः
kalayoḥ
कलासु
kalāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic