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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit काला (kālā, black, dark or dark-blue)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

काला (kālā) (Urdu spelling کالا‎)

  1. black (color)
  2. dirty, grimy
  3. (sometimes offensive) black (having dark skin)
  4. great, terrible, fearful

DeclensionEdit

Declension of काला
Masculine Feminine
Singular Plural Singular Plural
Direct काला (kālā) काले (kāle) काली (kālī) काली (kālī)
Oblique काले (kāle) काले (kāle) काली (kālī) काली (kālī)
Vocative काले (kāle) काले (kāle) काली (kālī) काली (kālī)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

काला (kālām (Urdu spelling کالا‎)

  1. black
  2. (colloquial) Indian cobra
  3. (colloquial, antiquated) a sepoy

Related termsEdit

Colors in Hindi · रंग (raṅg) (layout · text)
     सफ़ेद (safed)      धूसर (dhūsar)      काला (kālā)
             लाल (lāl) ; गहरा लाल (gahrā lāl)              नारंगी (nāraṅgī) ; भूरा (bhūrā)              पीला (pīlā) ; मलाई (malāī)
             लाइम (lāim)              हरा (harā)             
             आसमानी (āsmānī), क्यान (kyān) ; टील (ṭīl)                           नीला (nīlā), नील (nīl)
             नील (nīl)              रानी (rānī) ; बैंगनी (baiṅgnī)              गुलाबी (gulābī)

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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

काला

  1. Devanagari script form of kālā, which is ablative singular of काल (kāla, time)
  2. Devanagari script form of kālā, which is nominative and vocative plural of काल (kāla, time)