Gedde, Geḍḍe: 1 definition



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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Geḍḍe (ಗೆಡ್ಡೆ):—

1) [noun] a solid mass of no special shape, esp. the one small enough to be taken up in the hand; a lump.

2) [noun] a short, thickened, fleshy part of an underground stem, as a potato; a tuber.

3) [noun] a tumour a) a swelling on some part of the body; b) a mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function either benign or malignant; a neoplasm.

4) [noun] a piece of land surrounded by water; an island.

5) [noun] any group of people having the same ancestry; family; clan; lineage.

6) [noun] land elevated above other land adjoining it; an upland.

7) [noun] the seat made for placing an idol in a chariot, temple car, etc.

8) [noun] the root of the ear.

9) [noun] a place of shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.; a refuge.

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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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