Camta, Caṃṭa, Caṇṭā, Cantā: 3 definitions

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Camta means something in Hindi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chant.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Caṃṭa (चंट) [Also spelled chant]:—(a) cunning, clever, wily; ~[pana] cunningness, cleverness, wiliness.

2) Cāṃṭā (चांटा):—(nm) a slap; —[jaḍanā/denā/lagānā/rasīda -karanā] to (give a) slap.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cāṃta (ಚಾಂತ):—[noun] a word ending with the syllable 'c'.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Caṇṭā (சண்டா) noun See செண்டா. [senda.]

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Canta (சந்த) adjectival < Italian santo. Saintly; திருக்குறள் சுத்தமான. [thirukkural suthamana.] Roman Cathlic usage

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Cantā (சந்தா) noun < Urdu candā. Money-subscription; பத்திரிகை முதலியவற்றுக்குச் செலுத்த வேண்டும் கட்டணம். [pathirigai muthaliyavarrukkus selutha vendum kattanam.] Mod.

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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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