Associations to the word «Kali»


KALI, noun. The prickly glasswort (Kali turgida, formerly Salsola kali).
KALI, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Chiasmodontidae   — certain snaketooth fishes.
KALI, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Amaranthaceae   — certain tumbleweeds.
KALI, proper noun. (Hinduism) A goddess in Hinduism, one of the most significant figures within that religion.
KALI, proper noun. (Hinduism) A male demon, lord of Kali Yuga and the nemesis of Kalki, tenth Avatar of Vishnu.
KALI, proper noun. A female given name used in India.
KALI TURGIDA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Amaranthaceae   — prickly saltwort, or prickly glasswort, an annual plant that grows in salty, sandy soils along the shores of Baltic Sea, North Sea and the European Atlantic Ocean.
KALI YUGA, proper noun. In Hinduism, one of four stages of development that the world goes through as part of the cycle of Yugas, traditionally thought to have begun at midnight (00:00) on 18 February, 3102 BCE under the Julian calendar (23 January under the Gregorian calendar), and last 432,000 years.

Dictionary definition

KALI, noun. Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash.
KALI, noun. Wife of Siva and malevolent form of Devi; "the black".

Wise words

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Victor Hugo