Ayar: 2 definitions


Ayar means something in the history of ancient India, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Ayar [Aayaar] refers to “Those whose profession is of cattle are known as Bharwaad and Aahir/ Aayaar”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ayar (அயர்) [ayartal] [K. ayilu, M. ayarkka.] 4 intransitive verb

1. To become weary, to faint; தளர் தல். [thalar thal.] (திருவாசகம் [thiruvasagam] 32, 9.)

2. To lose consciousness, as in fainting, sleep, or drunkenness; உணர் வழிதல். [unar vazhithal.] (கூர்மபுராணம் திரிபுர. [kurmapuranam thiripura.] 28.) — transitive verb

1. To do, perform; செய்தல். (திவா.) [seythal. (thiva.)]

2. To forget; மறத்தல். ஆயா தறிவயர்ந்து [marathal. aya tharivayarnthu] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை. [purapporulvenpamalai.] 10, காஞ்சி. [kanchi.] 2).

3. To drive, as a chariot; செலுத்துதல். திண்டே ரயர்மதி [seluthuthal. thinde rayarmathi] (கலித்தொகை [kalithogai] 30, 19).

4. To worship; வழிபடுதல். பலி செய் தயராநிற்கும் [vazhipaduthal. pali sey thayaranirkum] (திருக்கோவையார் [thirukkovaiyar] 348).

5. To desire; விரும்புதல். செலவயர்தும் [virumbuthal. selavayarthum] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை. [purapporulvenpamalai.] 12, வென்றி. [venri.] 1).

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Ayar (அயர்) [ayarttal] 11 transitive verb caus. of அயர்¹-. [ayar¹-.] To forget; மறத்தல். அங்கவ டன்றிற மயர்ப்பா யென்றே [marathal. angava danrira mayarppa yenre] (மணிமேகலை [manimegalai] 19, 9).

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Ayar (அயர்) [ayartal] 4 intransitive verb To play, sport; விளையாடுதல். மடக்குறு மாக்களோ டோரை யயரும் [vilaiyaduthal. madakkuru makkalo dorai yayarum] (கலித்தொகை [kalithogai] 82).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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