Karanamalai, Kāraṇamālai, Karana-malai: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kāraṇamālai (காரணமாலை) [kāraṇa-mālai] noun < idem. +. (Rhetoric) Figure of speech in which a chain of causes and corresponding effects occur; பின் பின்னாக வருவனவற்றிற்கு முன்முன்னாக வருவனவற் றைக் காரணங்களாகவேனும் காரியங்களாகவேனுஞ் சொல்லும் அணி. [pin pinnaga varuvanavarrirku munmunnaga varuvanavar raig karanangalagavenum kariyangalagavenugn sollum ani.] (அணியிலக்கணம் [aniyilakkanam] 46.)

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