Catankan, Cātaṅkāṇ, Catan-kan: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Catankan in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cātaṅkāṇ (சாதங்காண்) [cātaṅkāṇ(ṇu)tal] [cātaṅ-kāṇ] intransitive verb < சாதம்³ [satham³] +. To yield more than usual quantity of cooked rice, said of rice of superior quality; உலையிலிட்ட அரிசி அளவுக்குமேல் சோறாகத் தோன்றுதல். இந்த அரிசி சாதங் காணக்கூடியது. [ulaiyilitta arisi alavukkumel soragath thonruthal. intha arisi sathang kanakkudiyathu.] Colloq.

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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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