Ka·​li ˈkä-ˌlē How to pronounce Kali (audio)
: the Hindu goddess of death and destruction

Word History


Sanskrit Kālī

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kali was in 1798

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“Kali.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kali. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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