Campiratayam, Campiratāyam: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Campiratāyam (சம்பிரதாயம்) noun < sam-pradāya.

1. Tradition, traditional doctrine or knowledge transmitted from teacher to disciple; குரும்பரம்பரையாக வந்த உபதேசம். [kurumbarambaraiyaga vantha upathesam.]

2. Time-honoured custom, established usage; தொன்று தொட்ட வழக்கம். சாசுவத சம்பிரதாய மோராமல் [thonru thotta vazhakkam. sasuvatha sambirathaya moramal] (தாயுமானசுவாமிகள் பாடல் சின்மயா. [thayumanasuvamigal padal sinmaya.] 9).

3. Skill, cleverness, artfulness, shrewdness; சாமர்த்தியம். இந்திரலோக மழித்தவன் சம்பிரதாயஞ் சுட [samarthiyam. inthiraloga mazhithavan sambirathayagn sudamaninigandu] (திருப்புகழ் [thiruppugazh] 12).

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