Cantanancattu, Cantaṉañcāttu, Cantanan-cattu: 1 definition
Cantanancattu means something in 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.
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Tamil dictionarySource: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon
Cantaṉañcāttu (சந்தனஞ்சாத்து) [cantaṉañcāttutal] [cantaṉañ-cāttu] intransitive verb < idem. +. [Malayalam: candanañcāttu.]
1. To anoint with sandal paste, as an idol; சந்தனக் காப்பிடுதல். [santhanag kappiduthal.] Colloq.
2. To besmear the body with sandal paste; உடலிற் சந்தனம் பூசுதல். [udalir santhanam pusuthal.]
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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