kalpa

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See also: kalpā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कल्प (kalpa, literally formation).

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Noun[edit]

kalpa (plural kalpas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) A period of 4.32 billion years (1000 chatur-yugas or cycles of the four yugas).

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possible, but unlikely, is a connection with the homonym kalpa (piece of wood put on an animal's neck to prevent it from running through a fence, poke), which is likely of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑlpɑ/, [ˈkɑlpɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlpɑ
  • Syllabification: kal‧pa

Noun[edit]

kalpa

  1. a triple-edged thrusting sword, similar to a rapier or smallsword
  2. (poetic) sword (in general)
    Synonym: miekka
  3. (fencing) epee

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kalpa (Kotus type 9*E/kala, p-v gradation)
nominative kalpa kalvat
genitive kalvan kalpojen
partitive kalpaa kalpoja
illative kalpaan kalpoihin
singular plural
nominative kalpa kalvat
accusative nom. kalpa kalvat
gen. kalvan
genitive kalvan kalpojen
kalpainrare
partitive kalpaa kalpoja
inessive kalvassa kalvoissa
elative kalvasta kalvoista
illative kalpaan kalpoihin
adessive kalvalla kalvoilla
ablative kalvalta kalvoilta
allative kalvalle kalvoille
essive kalpana kalpoina
translative kalvaksi kalvoiksi
instructive kalvoin
abessive kalvatta kalvoitta
comitative kalpoineen
Possessive forms of kalpa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kalpani kalpamme
2nd person kalpasi kalpanne
3rd person kalpansa

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalpa m

  1. genitive singular form of kalps