Kayal: 3 definitions
Kayal 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 Kayal has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Kayala.
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Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kayal in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) acknowledging, extending recognition (to); consenting; convinced; —[karana] to bring home to; to convince (by argument); to silence; —[hona] to be convinced; to yield, to be silenced..—kayal (कायल) is alternatively transliterated as Kāyala.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kāyal (ಕಾಯಲ್):—[noun] stretch of salt water close to the coast and separated from the sea by sand spits, backwater, lagoon.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
Tamil dictionarySource: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon
Kayal (கயல்) noun perhaps from கயம்⁴. [kayam⁴.] Carp, a tank fish, Cyprinus fimbriatus; கெண்டைமீன். கயலெ னக் கருதிய வுண்கண் [kendaimin. kayale nag karuthiya vunkan] (ஐங்குறுநூறு [aingurunuru] 36).
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Kāyal (காயல்) noun < காய்¹-. [kay¹-.]
1. [Malayalam: kāyal.] Stretch of salt water close to the coast and separated from the sea by sand spits, backwater, lagoon; கழி. (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [kazhi. (sudamaninigandu)]
2. Mouth of an ebbing stream; கழிமுகம். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [kazhimugam. (pingalagandu)]
3. Salt-pans; உப்பளம். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [uppalam. (sudamaninigandu)]
4. A village in Tinnevelly District once a famous port at the mouth of the Tāmraparṇi, where Marco Polo landed; தென் கடற்கரையிலுள்ளதோர் ஊர். தென்காயற் பதியானே சீதக்காதி [then kadarkaraiyilullathor ur. thenkayar pathiyane sithakkathi] (தனிப்பாடற்றிரட்டு [thanippadarrirattu] i, 238, 9).
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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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 53 - Thirukurukavur or Tirukkurukavur (Hymn 29) < [Volume 3.4 - Pilgrim’s progress: with Paravai]
Chapter 5 - Tirukkalumalam (Hymn 58) < [Volume 3.1 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Arur]
Chapter 49-50 - Thirunindravur or Tiruninriyur (Hymn 65) < [Volume 3.4 - Pilgrim’s progress: with Paravai]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)