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Meaning of "Kalidasa" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KALIDASA

Kalidasa  [ˌkælɪˈdɑːsə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KALIDASA

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conjunction
determiner
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Kalidasa is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KALIDASA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Kalidasa

Kālidāsa

Kālidāsa was a Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. His floruit cannot be dated with precision, but most likely falls within the 5th century AD. His plays and poetry are primarily based on the Hindu Puranas and Hindu philosophy.

Definition of Kalidasa in the English dictionary

The definition of Kalidasa in the dictionary is ?5th century ad, Indian dramatist and poet, noted for his romantic verse drama Sakuntala.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KALIDASA


bursa
ˈbɜːsə
classer
ˈklɑːsə
Congo-Kinshasa
ˌkɒŋɡəʊkɪnˈʃɑːsə
cursor
ˈkɜːsə
grasser
ˈɡrɑːsə
Kirschwasser
ˈkɪəʃˌvɑːsə
Lassa
ˈlɑːsə
Lhasa
ˈlɑːsə
mercer
ˈmɜːsə
Nasser
ˈnɑːsə
passer
ˈpɑːsə
precursor
prɪˈkɜːsə
producer
prəˈdjuːsə
rusa
ˈruːsə
saucer
ˈsɔːsə
surpasser
sɜːˈpɑːsə
Susa
ˈsuːsə
transducer
trænzˈdjuːsə
ursa
ˈɜːsə
Xhosa
ˈkɔːsə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KALIDASA

Kalevala
kalewife
kaleyard
kaleyard school
Kalgan
Kalgoorlie
kali
kalian
kalif
kalifate
Kalimantan
kalimba
Kalinin
Kaliningrad
kalinite
Kalisz
Kaliyuga
kallikrein
kallitype
Kalmar

WORDS THAT END LIKE KALIDASA

abomasa
casa
kielbasa
Kinshasa
Lake Nyasa
madrasa
masa
Mombasa
Nyasa
omasa
rakshasa
tabula rasa
Tarrasa
Vaasa
vasa

Synonyms and antonyms of Kalidasa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Kalidasa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KALIDASA

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Translator English - Chinese

迦梨陀娑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Kalidasa
570 millions of speakers

English

Kalidasa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कालिदास
380 millions of speakers
ar

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Kalidasa
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Калидаса
278 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কালিদাসের
260 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
220 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
190 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
180 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Kalidasa
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kalidasa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Kalidasa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காளிதாசர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कालिदास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kalidasa´nın
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kalidasa
65 millions of speakers

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Kalidasa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Калидаса
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kalidasa
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Kalidasa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kalidasa
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Kalidasa
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Kalidasa
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KALIDASA»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Kalidasa

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KALIDASA»

Discover the use of Kalidasa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Kalidasa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Works of Kalidasa:
This volume contains five Kavyas of Kalidasa: Srngaratilaka, Rtusamhara, Meghaduta, Kumarasambhava and Raghuvamsa.
Kālidāsa, C. R. Devadhar, 1984
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Raghuvamsa of Kalidasa
The work can be placed in the same period as the Natyasastra and it presents to us a well develped sastra composed at the end of a long tradition of analytic thinking on music.
Kalidasa, C.R. Devadhar, 1985
3
Kalidasa's Trilogy
Adaptation of Kalidasa's three verse works in prose form.
Dipavali Debroy, 2005
4
Tales from Kalidasa
The Tales From Kalidasa Is A Conscious Effort To Produce A Book For Children And Youth, Based On The Outstanding Workds Of Kalidasa, The Greatest Literary Genius Of Ancient India.
H. L. Luthra, 1988
5
The Recognition of Sakuntala
Written by the greatest of the ancient Indian playwrights, this 5th-century work of Sanskrit drama offers a classic introduction to Indian theater and aesthetics.
Kalidasa, 2012
6
The Plays of Kālidāsa: Theater of Memory
In this fine volume Miller and her co-translators David Gitomer and Edwin Gerow have succeeded not only in evoking for us the contexts and spirit of Kalidasa`s dramatic art but also in providing Indologists and the general public with ...
Kālidāsa, Barbara Stoler Miller, Edwin Gerow, 1999
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Immortal Tales From Kalidasa
Here, in this book, is a faithful rendering of the great dramatist’s Shakuntala, Vikramorvasie, The Raghuvansa and Meghdoot in eminently readable story form, written in a lucid, vivid, lively and captivating language.
Suna K. Surveyor, 1988
8
Kumara-Sambhava of Kalidasa
ABOUT THE BOOK:The Kumarasambhava of Kalidasa is a tour-de-force of literary effort of a very high order, and is in fact the oriflamme of Indian Poetic genius.
Kālidāsa, C.R. Devadhar, 1985
9
The Complete Works of Kālidāsa: Poems
The Three-Volume Edition Planned By The Sahitya Akademi Might Well Be The First Translation Into English Of The Kalidasa Corpus In Its Entirety, Thereby Fulfilling A Long-Felt Need And Making These Classics Accessible To A Much Wider ...
‎1997
10
India's Shakespeare: Translation, Interpretation, and ...
He clarifies immediately, in a footnote, "It is generally supposed that the title 'The Shakespeare of India' was first applied to Kalidasa by Sir Monier Williams (1819- 1899). That however, is not correct. We find in the preface to his translation of ...
Poonam Trivedi And Dennis Bartholomeusz, Poonam Trivedi, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KALIDASA»

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A German scholar's love for Indian culture and history | GulfNews.com
Another Indologist, Otto von Boethling (1815-1904) edited and translated Panini's grammar and Kalidasa's “Shakuntalam”, including the ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
2
That's classic stuff, man: Male Bharatanatyam dancers to woo all
Bharatanatyam exponent Renjith Babu will perform a dance recital based on Kalidasa's Abhijnana Shakuntalam, as part of the event. «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
3
Chakyarkoothu exponent felicitated
Yogakshema Sabha State president Akeeramon Kalidasa Bhattathiri and Fr. Thomas Mathew, vicar of the Sleeba Orthodox Church at Kaviyur, ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
Bangalore: Eleven years and counting, BBMP is yet to take up the …
According to P Kalidasa Reddy, a local resident and an RTI activist, the BBMP authorities have been delaying the asphalting work without a ... «I am in dna of India, Jul 15»
5
A contemporary avatar of The Ramayana
In fact in the Malavikagnimitram by Kalidasa written 1,500 years ago, you will find the king complaining about his son, the prince, not showing ... «domain-B, Jul 15»
6
GODDESS PARVATI OR SHAKTI
The very first verse of Kalidasa's Raghuvamsa says that Shakti and Shiva stand to each other in the same relationship as the word and its ... «The Indian Panorama, Jul 15»
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Novelist Sudhir Kakar reignites poet Bhartrihari's love
But, it did not describe much about Kalidasa the person himself. Who was he? how was he? Bharatrhari... you start sensing what kind of a ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
8
'South Asians share common culture despite political divide'
He pointed out that South Asia had blended culture thousands of years ago during the time of classical Sanskrit writer Kalidasa, a time when ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
9
Middletown: ARTFARM presents Shakespeare in the Grove July 15 …
Andrew will be accompanied by Grey Freeman on bass, Kalidasa Joseph Getter on winds and reeds, and Wesley Long on percussion. July 22: ... «Middletown Press, Jul 15»
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The government would have loved it if I had quietly slunk away, but …
I think Kalidasa's Meghdootam is extraordinarily important to understanding Indian culture. But my favourite play is Shudraka's Mricchakatika ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»

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