Bilu: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bilu (ಬಿಲು):—[noun] = ಬಿಲ್ಲು [billu]1.

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Bīḷu (ಬೀಳು):—

1) [verb] to fall a) to drop or descend under the force of gravity, as to a lower place through loss or lack of support; b) to come or drop down suddenly to a lower position, esp. to leave a standing or erect position suddenly, whether voluntarily or not.

2) [verb] to bend or incline (the knee, body or head) in worship, submission, respect; to bow.

3) [verb] (thunder, an arrrow shot, stone pelted, etc.) to strike; to hit againt.

4) [verb] to climb down.

5) [verb] to pass below the horizon; to set.

6) [verb] to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface; to slide.

7) [verb] to jump; to leap.

8) [verb] to fall or cave in; crumble suddenly; to collapse.

9) [verb] to become tired; to get exhausted.

10) [verb] to cease to live; to die.

11) [verb] (a food item) to become stale, hence, useless.

12) [verb] to disperse in different directions in a disorderly manner (as from fear).

13) [verb] to require the payment of (money or something else of value) in an exchange; to cost.

14) [verb] to get entangled.

15) [verb] to fall in a continuous stream.

16) [verb] to fall short of becoming full, complete or a whole; to be deficient.

17) [verb] to be defeated; to be overpowered.

18) [verb] to attack; to make an assault upon.

19) [verb] to happen; to occur.

20) [verb] to hang (oneself) down loosely.

21) [verb] to come in contact with and become one with; to join.

22) [verb] to hit the target; to reach the destination.

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Bīḷu (ಬೀಳು):—

1) [noun] the place of one’s living.

2) [noun] a building or a part of a building occupied by a person or family; a dwelling place; a house.

3) [noun] a house for the temporary stay of a guest; a guest-house.

4) [noun] a military camp.

5) [noun] a brief or temporary stay.

6) [noun] a kind of tax levied in earlier days on houses.

7) [noun] an open area, region.

8) [noun] the land under the jurisdiction of a nation, ruler, etc.; a territory.

9) [noun] a military force; an army.

10) [noun] a family or race.

11) [noun] a body of assistants, followers or servants attending a person of rank or importance.

12) [noun] the yield of trees in a grove or crop in a particular farm, etc. in one season.

13) [noun] the act of opening (a door, the eyes, etc.).

14) [noun] the act of shooting arrows.

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Bīḷu (ಬೀಳು):—

1) [noun] that which is useless or worthless.

2) [noun] land not used for growing crops or not fit for growing plants; wasteland.

3) [noun] that which is characterised by pettiness, insignificance or trivility.

4) [noun] an error or defect.

5) [noun] the condition that is miserable; a wretched state.

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Bīḷu (ಬೀಳು):—[noun] the creeper Cassytha filiformis of Lauraceae family, used to make baskets and also to tie bundles.

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Bīḷu (ಬೀಳು):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of falling from a higher place; a fall.

2) [noun] a sudden fall, as from prosperity or power; downfall.

3) [noun] that which is fallen down.

4) [noun] the dead body of an animal; carcass.

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Bīḻu (ಬೀೞು):—[noun] = ಬೀಳು [bilu]1.

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Bīḻu (ಬೀೞು):—[noun] = ಬೀಳು [bilu]5.

context information

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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