Cakaram, Cakāram, Cākaram: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cakāram (சகாரம்) noun < Malayalam śakāram. Abuse; ஏச்சு. [echu.] Nāñ.

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Cākaram (சாகரம்) noun < jāgara. Sleeplessness, watchfulness; விழித்திருக்கை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [vizhithirukkai. (pingalagandu)]

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Cākaram (சாகரம்) noun < sāgara.

1. Ocean, sea, as dug by Cakarar; [சகரர்கள் தோண்டியது] கடல். சகரர் தொட்டலாற் சாகரம் [[sagararkal thondiyathu] kadal. sagarar thottalar sagaram] (கம்பராமாயணம் அகலி. [kambaramayanam agali.] 43).

2. Ten quadrillions; பதினாயிரங்கோடி. [pathinayirangodi.] (W.)

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