Cencoru, Ceñcōṟu, Cen-coru: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ceñcōṟu (செஞ்சோறு) [ceñ-cōṟu] noun < idem. +.

1. Boiled rice of red colour; சிவப்பன்னம். கருஞ் சோறு மற்றைச் செஞ்சோறுங் களனிழைத்தென்பயன் [sivappannam. karugn soru marrais senchorung kalanizhaithenpayan] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் திருவாய்மொழி [nalayira thivyappirapandam thiruvaymozhi] 4, 6, 4).

2. See செஞ்சோற்றுக்கடன். [senchorrukkadan.] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை [purapporulvenpamalai] 8, 30, கொளு. [kolu.])

3. Provisions given by a king to a soldier as the price of his blood; தன்பொருட்டுப் போரில் உயிர்கொடுத்தலைக் கருதிய வீரனுக்கு அரசனளிக்குஞ் சோறு. [thanporuttup poril uyirkoduthalaig karuthiya viranukku arasanalikkugn soru.] (W.)

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