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variant of agal


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: the immortal or timeless one
an epithet of the Deity

Word History



Panjabi Akāl, from Sanskrit akāla timeless, from a- a- entry 2 + kāla time; perhaps akin to Sanskrit carati he moves, goes

First Known Use


1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of akal was in 1849

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“Akal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akal. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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