Katar, Kāṭar, Kātar: 2 definitions

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Katar means something in Hindi, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Katar has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Katara.

Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Katar in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a dagger, poniard; ~[ri] a stiletto, small dagger..—katar (कटार) is alternatively transliterated as Kaṭāra.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Katar (கதர்) noun < Urdu khaddar. [K. kadaru.] Cloth woven with yarn produced on the spinning wheel; கையிராட்டினநூல்கொண்டு நெய்த வஸ்திரம். [kaiyirattinanulkondu neytha vasthiram.] Mod.

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Kāṭar (காடர்) noun < idem.

1. [Malayalam: kāṭan.] Hill tribes, dwellers in the forest; வனவாசிகள். குன்றகஞ் சேர்ந்த காடரில் [vanavasigal. kunragagn serntha kadaril] (இறையனாரகப் பொருள் [iraiyanaragap porul] 23, உரை, பக். [urai, pag.] 126).

2. Hill tribes occupying the Ānamalai hills, of strong build, with woolly hair and African features; ஆனைமலையில்வாழும் ஒருசாதியார். [anaimalaiyilvazhum orusathiyar.]

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Kātar (காதர்) noun < Urdu qādir. [Malayalam: kādar.] The Almighty; சர்வசக்தியுள்ள கடவுள். [sarvasagthiyulla kadavul.] Muhammadan usage

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