Cirankai, Ciraṅkai, Ciṟaṅkai, Ciṟāṅkai: 1 definition


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

Ciraṅkai (சிரங்கை) noun See சிறங்கை. [sirangai.] (W.)

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Ciṟaṅkai (சிறங்கை) noun < சிறு-மை [siru-mai] + அங்கை. [angai.] Quantity that can be held in the hollow of the hand; palmful, as a measure; கைந்நிறையளவு. முன்னாழி முச்சிறங்கை நெல்லளந்து கொடுவா [kainniraiyalavu. munnazhi muchirangai nellalanthu koduva] (குமரகுருபரசுவாமிகள் மீனா. குற. [kumaraguruparasuvamigal mina. kura.] 26).

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Ciṟāṅkai (சிறாங்கை) noun < சிறு-மை [siru-mai] + ஆ- [a-] + கை. [kai.] See சிறங்கை. எனக்கும் ஒரு சிறாங்கை யிடவல்லி கோளே [sirangai. enakkum oru sirangai yidavalli kole] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் திருமாலை [nalayira thivyappirapandam thirumalai] 19, வ்யா. [vya.] 72).

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