Kalai कलि

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  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as kali
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कलि

Kalai meaning: Bud

Kalai name meaning

Literal meaning of Kalai:

Sanskrit name Kalai (Sanskrit कलि) literally means bud of flower.

Intended meaning of Kalai:

Mention of Kalai is found in Unadi-Sutra (उणादि-सूत्र), Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद) and Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) as the symbolic expression for number one.
Kalai is also referred in the Bhagvat Puran (भागवत पुराण) and Hitopdesh (हितोपदेश) with meanings like strife, quarrel and contention. Kalai is the name of Lord Shiva, as he is the Strife, manifesting desires and hatred. This name is also found in the Epic Harivansh (हरिवंश) where Kalai is the name of a class of mythic beings.

Popularity of Kalai

US Popularity Trend for Kalai

According to the chart shown here, Kalai is a bit popular name in the USA. However a name similar to Kalai is highly popular in the USA. Kalai is a popular name in India too. Kalai is used by more than 850 people in India as per Social media records.

In our opinion Kalai is a short and stylish name. It also has a nice meaning attached to it.

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  • Kalai Kovil is a 1964 Indian Tamil film.

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