Betta, Beṭṭa: 1 definition



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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Beṭṭa (ಬೆಟ್ಟ):—

1) [noun] a natural raised part of the earth’s surface, usu. rising more or less abruptly; a hill.

2) [noun] (fig.) a very difficult, formadable task.

3) [noun] ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕುರಿವೇಲು [bettada kurivelu] beṭṭada kurivēlu the plant Anisochilus dysophylloides of Lamiceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕುತ್ತಿ [bettada kutti] beṭṭada kutti the tree Melochia umbellata of Sterculiaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕಮ್ಮಗಗ್ಗರೆ [bettada kammagaggare] beṭṭada kamma gaggare the plant Wendlandia thyrsoidea ( = W. notoniana) of Rubiaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕನ್ನೆಸೊಪ್ಪು [bettada kannesoppu] beṭṭada kanne soppu the plant Cyanotis cristata of Commelinaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕಣಿಗಲು [bettada kanigalu] beṭṭada kaṇigalu the tree Dillenia racteata of Dilleniaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಅರಳಿ [bettada arali] beṭṭada arḷi the ficus tree, Ficus arnottiana of Moraceae family; wild peepul; ಬೆಟ್ಟಕ್ಕೆ ಕಲ್ಲು ಹೊರು [bettakke kallu horu] beṭṭakke kallu horu to take a thing where it is in plenty; to waste one’s efforts; to carry coals to New Castle; ಬೆಟ್ಟ ಕಡಿ [betta kadi] beṭṭa kaḍi (sarc.) to do a very important or strenuous work; ಬೆಟ್ಟ ಅಗೆದು ಇಲಿ ಹಿಡಿ [betta agedu ili hidi] beṭṭa agedu ili hiḍi to employ great force to achieve little; to go out a hawking for butterflies; to bring forth a mouse for a mountain in labour; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಕುಪ್ಪಿ [bettada kuppi] beṭṭada kuppi the plant Laggera alata of Asteraceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಪರಂಗಿ [bettada paramgi] beṭṭada parangi the tree Carica candamarcensis of Caricaceae family; 2. its fruit; mountain papaya; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಹಸಿರುಗೋಣಿ [bettada hasirugoni] beṭṭada hasiru gōṇi the tree Dalbergia lanceolaria of Papilionaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಬೇವು [bettada bevu] beṭṭada bēvu the large sized, deciduous tree Melia dubia of Meliaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಹುಣಿಸೆ [bettada hunise] beṭṭada huṇise the tree Garcinia xanthochymus ( = G. pictoria, = G. tinctoria) of Guttiferae family; Mysore gamboge tree; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ದವನ [bettada davana] beṭṭada davana the plant Conyza stricta of Asteraceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಗೋನು [bettada gonu] beṭṭada gōnu the tree Aleurites triloba of Euphorbiaceae family; varnish tree; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಭಂಗಿಸೊಪ್ಪು [bettada bhamgisoppu] beṭṭada bhangi soppu the foul-smelling, henbane plant Hyoscyamus muticus of Solanaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಬೆಂಡು [bettada bemdu] beṭṭada beṇḍu the plant Abutilon polyandrum of Malvaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಹುರುಳಿ [bettada huruli] beṭṭada huruḷi the plant Mundulia sericea ( = M. suberosa) of Papiionaceae family; ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಸುವಾಸಿನಿ ಹುಲ್ಲು [bettada suvasini hullu] beṭṭada suvāsini hullu the grass Fimbrystylis argentea of Cyperaceae family.

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Betta (ಬೆತ್ತ):—

1) [noun] the rattan Calamus polygamus ( = C. flagellum) of Arecaceae family, the slender, long stems which are used in making furniture.

2) [noun] a piece of rattan or the stem of anyother plant, used for flogging.

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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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