Kesaru: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kesaru (ಕೆಸರು):—

1) [noun] wet, soft earth or earthy matter, as on the ground after rain, at the bottom of a pond or along the banks of a river; mire; mud.

2) [noun] irrigated, wet agricultural land.

3) [noun] ಕೆಸರು ತುಳಿ [kesaru tuli] kesaru tuḷi to trample the soft mud (as a potter); 2. (fig.) to engage oneself in a work that spoils one’s name; ಕೆಸರಿನ ಮೇಲೆ ಕಲ್ಲು ಹಾಕಿ ಮೋರೆಗೆ ಸಿಡಿಸಿಕೊ [kesarina mele kallu haki morege sidisiko] kesarina mēle kallu hāki mōrege siḍisiko (prov.) to do something knowing that the result would bring bad reward; ಕೆಸರು ಎರಚು [kesaru eracu] kesaru eracu to make derogatory remarks on a person damaging his/her character or reputation; to sling mud at; ಕೈ ಕೆಸರಾದರೆ ಬಾಯಿ ಮೊಸರು [kai kesaradare bayi mosaru] kai kesarādare bāyi mosaru (prov.) hard work gives sweet fruits; if you donot crack the shell,you cannot eat the nut.

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Kesaṟu (ಕೆಸಱು):—[noun] = ಕೆಸರು [kesaru].

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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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