Caveru, Cāvēṟu, Ca-eru: 1 definition


Caveru 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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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cāvēṟu (சாவேறு) [cā-ēṟu] noun < சா- [sa-] +. A select band of warriors armed who, under a solemn vow, rush in a body, endeavour to cut their way through the guards of the enemy-king and lose their lives in the fray; பகையரசனைச் சூழ்ந்து காக்கும் படைமீது ஒருமுகமாய்ப் பாய்ந்து ஊட றுத்துச் செல்லமுயன்று அந்நிலையில் உயிர் துறத்தலையே விரதமாகக்கொண்ட வீரர்தொகுதி. சாவேறெல்லாந் தனிவிசும்பேற [pagaiyarasanais suzhnthu kakkum padaimithu orumugamayp paynthu uda ruthus sellamuyanru annilaiyil uyir thurathalaiye virathamagakkonda virarthoguthi. saverellan thanivisumbera] (S. I. I. III , i, 145).

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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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