Ayokam, Ayōkam, Āyōkam: 1 definition


Ayokam means something in 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: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ayōkam (அயோகம்) noun < a-yōga. (நாநார்த்த. [nagarthathipigai])

1. Separation, as from one’s beloved; பிரிவு. [pirivu.]

2. Exertion; கடின முயற்சி. [kadina muyarsi.]

3. Blacksmith's hammer; கொற்சம்மட்டி. [korsammatti.]

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Āyōkam (ஆயோகம்) noun < āyōga.

1. Moorings to which boats are attached; துறை யில் மரக்கலங்களைக் கட்டும் பந்தி. திரள்க ளாயோ கப் பொலிவி னசைவிற் போதுவன [thurai yil marakkalangalaig kattum panthi. thiralka layo kap polivi nasaivir pothuvana] (பெரியபுராணம் கழறிற். [periyapuranam kazharir.] 49).

2. Bank, as of a stream; நீர்க்கரை. (நாநார்த்த.) [nirkkarai. (nagarthathipigai)]

3. Offering of flowers and incense in worship; அர்ச்சனை. [archanai.] (W.)

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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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