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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts काली(Sanskrit) কালী(Bengali) காளி(Tamil)
Pronounced Pron. KAH-lee(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "the black one" in Sanskrit. The Hindu goddess Kali is the fierce destructive form of the wife of Shiva. She is usually depicted with black skin and four arms, holding a severed head and brandishing a sword. As a personal name, it is generally masculine in India.


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