Kolu: 2 definitions


Kolu means something in the history of ancient India. 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.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kolu.—(IE 8-6), a measuring rod. Note: kolu 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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Kŏḻu.—(SITI), Tamil; tax on ploughshares. Note: kŏḻu 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

Kolu (ಕೊಲು):—[verb] = ಕೊಲ್ [kol]1.

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Koḷu (ಕೊಳು):—

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] to pour down (said of rain or anything like rain).

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 off.

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Kōlu (ಕೋಲು):—

1) [noun] a stick a) a short slender branch or length of wood broken or cut from a tree; b) the same trimmed for use as a support or weapon; b) a thin rod or spike of wood etc. for a particular purpose.

2) [noun] a sharp pointed wooden or metal stick shot from a bow as a weapon; an arrow.

3) [noun] a measuring rod, usu. a yard long, and is divided into inches etc.; a measuring rod or yard-stick.

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Kōlu (ಕೋಲು):—[adjective] of greater than usual or standard length, height, etc.; long; too long.

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Kōḷu (ಕೋಳು):—

1) [verb] to become cool or colder.

2) [verb] to shiver from cold.

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Kōḷu (ಕೋಳು):—

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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Kōḷu (ಕೋಳು):—

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

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.

3) [noun] a sharp-pointed organ in certain animals (as crab), used to prick, wound or inject poison.

4) [noun] a limb extending from a tree or bough; a branch.

5) [noun] a projecting usu. pointed part, esp. the pointed top of a mountain or of the roof of a building.

6) [noun] (fig.) assumed prestige, merit, etc.

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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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