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kala Line breaks: kala
Pronunciation: /kəˈlɑː/

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Definition of kala in English:


1A skilled craft: Lord Rama had mastered sixteen arts; these sixteen kalas are made of thirty-two parts
More example sentences
  • Its Director, Arja Srikanth, in a release said that the month-long campaign was planned following the success of folk art festivals ‘Samskruthika kala jatara and Girijana kala yatra’ in May last year.
2A performing art such as singing, dance, or drama.
Example sentences
  • As puberty dawns for a young girl, the ritu kala home-ceremony is performed to acknowledge her first menses.
  • The Kala dance also showcases the playfulness of Lord Krishna.
  • Kala Krishna Dance was not in his blood neither did he know anything about it.


From Hindi.

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