Hoyyu: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hoyyu (ಹೊಯ್ಯು):—

1) [verb] to hit with the hand or a tool, weapon, etc. with an intention to hurt; to strike.

2) [verb] to divide into parts (with a cutting weapon); to sever; to cut.

3) [verb] to come into physical, contact with; to touch.

4) [verb] to pull at (the strings of a musical instrument) and release quickly with little jerking movements of the fingers, to produce a note or notes.

5) [verb] to play a percussion instrument by striking on the membrane.

6) [verb] (the heart, lungs, etc.) to beat strongly or fast; to palpitate.

7) [verb] to be hit; to receive a blow.

8) [verb] (an evil spirit) to possess and have control over a person.

9) [verb] to cut, carve, chisel, etc. into statues, idol, etc.

10) [verb] to destroy or demolish completely.

11) [verb] (math.) to find the product of two quantities by multiplying; to multiply.

12) [verb] to beat to a pulp, powder, etc.; to pound.

13) [verb] to agree to; to consent; to accept.

14) [verb] to engage in a fight; to wage a war against.

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Hoyyu (ಹೊಯ್ಯು):—

1) [verb] to cause (a liquid) fall freely from above (not through a conduit or pipe).

2) [verb] (rain) to fall) to rain.

3) [verb] to sow seeds in a seedbed.

4) [verb] to make or shape in or on or as if in or on, a mould; to mould.

5) [verb] to scatter (water, sand, etc.) in drops or particles; to sprinkle.

6) [verb] (wind or current of air) to move from one place to another or over something; to blow.

7) [verb] to give something as a gift; to donate.

8) [verb] to produce a sound, a musical note or a series of notes.

context information

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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