Kempu, Keṃpu: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Keṃpu (ಕೆಂಪು):—

1) [adjective] having or being of the colour red or any of its hues; red.

2) [adjective] ಕೆಂಪು ತರಕಾರಿ [kempu tarakari] kempu tarakāri the flesh of an animal used as food; mutton.

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Keṃpu (ಕೆಂಪು):—

1) [noun] a primary color or any of a spread of colours at the lower end of the visible spectrum, varying in hue from that of blood to pale rose or pink; red colour.

2) [noun] 'a reddish-brown, malleable, ductile, metallic element that is corrosion-resistant and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat: symbol, Cu; copper.'3) [noun] a rare precious stone consisting of corundum with a colour varying from deep crimson or purple to pale rose; ruby.

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Keṃpu (ಕೆಂಪು):—[noun] a light, low shoe; a slipper; a footwear.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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