Definition of kala in English:

kala

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlɑː/

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noun

Indian
  • 1A skilled craft: Lord Rama had mastered sixteen arts; these sixteen kalas are made of thirty-two parts
  • 2A performing art such as singing, dance, or drama.

Origin

from Hindi.

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