Adhishvari, Adhīśvari: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhishvari in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adhīśvari (ಅಧೀಶ್ವರಿ):—

1) [noun] a woman who rules others or has control, authority or power over something esp. a) a woman who is the head of a household or institution; b) an employer; c) one who owns a slave or an animal; a mistress.

2) [noun] the supreme ruler of an empire, having authority over many kings; an empress; a sovereign queen.

3) [noun] the wife of an emperor.

4) [noun] the Supreme Goddess.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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