Malaku: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Malaku (ಮಲಕು):—

1) [verb] to move unsteadily.

2) [verb] to be tempted (esp. to do wrong) easily; to become frail.

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Malaku (ಮಲಕು):—

1) [noun] the fact of being interwoven or connected closely or intricately; a tangle.

2) [noun] a knob in a thread, cord, rope, etc. formed by passing one free end through a loop and drawing it tight; a knot.

3) [noun] an ornament made by interweaving some strips, splits, etc.

4) [noun] a kind of head ornament.

5) [noun] a kind of necklace.

6) [noun] a string of decorative beads suspended by the ends to hang as a curve across the doorway.

7) [noun] (dance.) a particular posture.

8) [noun] a seizing and holding or being seized and held fast; secure grasp; firm hold.

9) [noun] ಮಲಕಿನ ಕೋಲು [malakina kolu] malakina kōlu a particular variety of a folk-dance performed by a group of people, in which short sticks are stuck rythmically in harmony to the song sung, moving within themselves, as the threads in a woven fabric; a kind of morris-dance.

10) [noun] ಮಲಕು ಬೀಳು [malaku bilu] malaku bīḷu to be connected closely or intricately with; to be well blended; ಮಲಕಿನ ತೆನೆ [malakina tene] malakina tene the top portion of a fortification, projecting upwards, having interwoven structure.

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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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