Dodda, Doḍḍa: 1 definition



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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Doḍḍa (ದೊಡ್ಡ):—

1) [adjective] big or bigger a) taking up much space; bulky; b) enclosing much space; spacious; c) of great extent or amount.

2) [adjective] born or brought forth earlier than another or others; exceeding another in age; senior; older; elder.

3) [adjective] of longer standing or superior;4) [adjective] ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕುದುರೆ ಚೇಷ್ಟೆ [dodda kudure ceshte] doḍḍa kudure cēṣṭe the manner of conducting or bearing oneself blindly following a wealthy man; the pretentious behaviour; ದೊಡ್ಡದು [doddadu] doḍḍadu that which is big, large or great; 2. large-heartedness; generosity; 3. that which is important, significant; 4. that which is difficult or impossible to do; ದೊಡ್ಡವನು [doddavanu] doḍḍavanu a man exceeding another in age; an elder; 2. a rich, wealthy man; 3. a noble man; ದೊಡ್ಡದುಮಾಡು [doddadumadu] doḍḍadu māḍu to make (something) big or bigger; to enlarge; 2. to exaggerate; to overemphasise.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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