Camutayam, Camutāyam: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Camutāyam (சமுதாயம்) noun < sam-ud-āya.

1. Company, assembly; மக்களின் திரள். [makkalin thiral.]

2. Collection, as of things; பொருளின் திரள். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [porulin thiral. (sudamaninigandu)]

3. Managing committee of a temple; கோயிலின் நிர்வாக அதிகாரிகளின் கூட்டம். [koyilin nirvaga athigarigalin kuttam.] (I. M. P. T rav. 99.)

4. That which is public, common to all; பொது வானது. [pothu vanathu.]

5. Tenure by which the members of a village community hold the village lands, funds, etc., in common, or by which they divide them according to their shares; பொதுவாகவேனும் அவ்வவர்க்குரிய பங்குப்படி பிரித்தேனும் அனுபவிக்கப் படும் ஊர்ப் பொதுச்சொத்து. [pothuvagavenum avvavarkkuriya panguppadi pirithenum anupavikkap padum urp pothuchothu.] Local usage

6. Mutual agreement, compromise; உடன்படிக்கை. [udanpadikkai.] (J.)

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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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