Katumpu, Kaṭumpu: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kaṭumpu (கடும்பு) noun cf. kuṭumba. Relations; சுற்றம். கடும்பின் கடும்பசி களையுநர்க் காணாது [surram. kadumbin kadumbasi kalaiyunark kanathu] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 68, 2).

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Kaṭumpu (கடும்பு) noun Pad of straw placed over the head, used in carrying a load; சும்மாடு. [summadu.] (W.)

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Kaṭumpu (கடும்பு) noun probably from கடு-மை. [kadu-mai.] See கடும்புப்பால். [kadumbuppal.]

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Kaṭumpu (கடும்பு) noun cf. kuṭumba. Gathering, multitude; கூட்டம். மீனினங்கள் ஓர் கடும் பாய் [kuttam. mininangal or kadum pay] (பாகவத. [pagavatha.] 9, இக்குவாகு. [ikkuvagu.] 16).

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