Coru, Cōṟu: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cōṟu (சோறு) noun [Malayalam: cōṟu.]

1. Boiled rice; அன்னம். ஏற்றுக வுலையே வாக்குக சோறே [annam. erruga vulaiye vakkuga sore] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 172).

2. Pith in palms and other plants, as soft and white like boiled rice; பனைமுதலியவற் றின் உள்ளீடு. [panaimuthaliyavar rin ullidu.]

3. Filament, as of the flower of the screw-pine; தாழைமடல் முதலியவற்றின் உள்ளீடு. சோறவிழ்ப்பன மடற்கைதை [thazhaimadal muthaliyavarrin ullidu. soravizhppana madarkaithai] (பெரியபுராணம் திருக்குறிப். [periyapuranam thirukkurip.] 36).

4. சோறு [soru] = amṛta = mōkṣa. Final bliss, beatitude; முத்தி. பாதகமே சோறு பற்றினவா தோணோக்கம் [muthi. pathagame soru parrinava thonokkam] (திருவாசகம் [thiruvasagam] 15, 7).

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Cōṟu (சோறு) noun The second nakṣatra; பரணிநாள். சதயமுதற் சோறளவும் வஞ்சிக்கும் [paraninal. sathayamuthar soralavum vanchikkum] (இலக்கண விளக்கம் [ilakkana vilakkam] 881).

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Cōṟu (சோறு) noun Paste used in drums; மிருதங்கத்தின் நடுப்பாகத்திற் பூசுங் கலவைச்சாந்து. [miruthangathin naduppagathir pusung kalavaichanthu.] (கலைமகள் [kalaimagal], xii, 401.)

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