Kol: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kol.—(IE 8-6), Tamil; a measuring rod; cf. śrīpāda-kkol, ‘rod measured according to the length of the king's foot’; māliga-kkol, ‘the measuring rod of the palace’; etc. (EI 25), a land measure. Note: kol is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kol (ಕೊಲ್):—

1) [verb] to cause the death of (another living being); to make die; to kill.

2) [verb] to destroy the vital or active qualities of; to destroy; to put an end to; to ruin.

3) [verb] to inflict pain; to torment; to torture.

4) [verb] to spend (time) on matters of little or no importance.

5) [verb] to beat; to strike at.

6) [verb] to render the opponents pawn ineffective or remove it from the board (as in dice game). ಕೊಂದಾಟ [komdata] kond āṭa the act of killing; 2. a making the pawn of the opponent ineffective or a removing it from the board (as in dice-game); ಕೊಂದಾಡು [komdadu] kondāḍu to engage in a fierce fight; ಕೊಂದಿಕ್ಕಿಸು [komdikkisu] kondikkisu to cause to kill, murder; ಕೊಂದಿಕ್ಕು [komdikku] kondikku to kill; to murder; ಕೊಂದು ಕೂಗು [komdu kugu] kondu kūgu to kill (in a battlefield) and make a loud sound (celebrating the victory).

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Kol (ಕೊಲ್):—

1) [noun] the act of or condition of being, joining together.

2) [noun] a flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together, and used like a boat; a raft; a float.

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Kol (ಕೊಲ್):—[noun] a long, slender piece of wood, used for reaching (something), poking, beating, etc.

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Koḷ (ಕೊಳ್):—

1) [verb] to take; to receive in one’s hand; to accept.

2) [verb] to take in to one’s control or authority.

3) [verb] to get by paying or agreeing to pay money or some equivalent; to purchase; to buy.

4) [verb] (rain or anything like rain) to pour down.

5) [verb] to strike quickly; to rap on.

6) [verb] to catch (as fire).

7) [verb] to seize, pierce or cut with the teeth; to prick or wound with a sting; to bite.

8) [verb] to become useful.

9) [verb] to consider; to taken into account.

10) [verb] to hold in esteem; to respect; to adore.

11) [verb] to earn; to get as a reward for one’s labour or service.

12) [verb] to agree; to consent; to accept.

13) [verb] to cover from all or almost all sides; to capture; to attack.

14) [verb] (math.) to separate (a quantity) into equal parts; to divide.

15) [verb] to be avoided; to be fended off16) [verb] ಕೊಂಡುಕೊಳ್ಳು [komdukollu] koṇḍu koḷḷu to purchase something (by paying its price); to buy; 2. to have a person (esp. a government official) by bribing; to buy over; ಕೊಂಡೊಯ್ಯು [komdoyyu] koṇḍoyyu to carry (something) away.

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Koḷ (ಕೊಳ್):—

1) [noun] the sound of a sudden and loud laugh.

2) [noun] a sound imitating it.

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Koḻ (ಕೊೞ್):—[adjective] that is trampled, crushed to a shapeless mass.

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Kōl (ಕೋಲ್):—[noun] = ಕೋಲು [kolu]1.

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Kōl (ಕೋಲ್):—[adjective] = ಕೋಲು [kolu]2.

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Kōl (ಕೋಲ್):—

1) [noun] the act of or condition of being, joining together.

2) [noun] a flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together, and used like a boat; a raft; a float.

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Kōl (ಕೋಲ್):—[noun] the side of anything.

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Kōḷ (ಕೋಳ್):—

1) [noun] a blow; the impact of a blow; a stroke.

2) [noun] the act of taking goods by force (as by a rioter).

3) [noun] the act of capturing or the fact of being captured.

4) [noun] an animal that falls victim to another animal.

5) [noun] the act of biting, stinging.

6) [noun] a grasp, grip; a hold.

7) [noun] power to attract; charm or fascination; attraction.

8) [noun] the quality of restraining, limiting oneself (within certain norms, esp. social, ethical, moral, etc.).

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Kōḻ (ಕೋೞ್):—

1) [verb] to become cool or colder.

2) [verb] to shiver from cold.

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Kōḻ (ಕೋೞ್):—

1) [noun] a hard permanent outgrowth, often curved and pointed, on the head of cattle, rhinoceroses, giraffes, and other esp. hoofed mammals, found singly, in pairs or one in front of another.

2) [noun] in elephants, wild boars, walruses, etc., a very long, large, pointed tooth, usu. one of a pair, projecting outside the mouth and used for defence, digging up food, etc. ; the tusk.

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Kōḻ (ಕೋೞ್):—[noun] absence of heat or lack of normal warmth; a low temperature; coldness.

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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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