Katinai, Kaṭiñai, Kaṭiṉai: 1 definition

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[«previous next»] — Katinai in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kaṭiñai (கடிஞை) noun cf. ghaṭikā.

1. Beggar's bowl; பிச்சைப்பாத்திரம். பிச்சை யேற்ற பெய் வளை கடிஞையின் [pichaippathiram. pichai yerra pey valai kadignaiyin] (மணிமேகலை பதி. [manimegalai pathi.] 63).

2. Earthen vessel; மட்கலம். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [madkalam. (pingalagandu)]

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Kaṭiñai (கடிஞை) noun Dice; சூதசங்கிதைாடுகருவி. (அரு. நி.) [suthadugaruvi. (aru. ni.)]

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Kaṭiṉai (கடினை) noun < idem. (Anat.) Sclerotica; தசை முதலியன கடினமாகுந் தன்மை. [thasai muthaliyana kadinamagun thanmai.] (W.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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