Manavari, Maṇavāri, Māṉavāri, Māṉāvāri: 1 definition

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[«previous next»] — Manavari in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Maṇavāri (மணவாரி) noun probably from மணல் [manal] +. A kind of coarse paddy; பெருநெல்வகை. [perunelvagai.] Tinnevelly usage

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Māṉavāri (மானவாரி) [māṉa-vāri] noun < மானம்³ [manam³] + வா-. [va-.]

1. See மானவாரிநிலம். [manavarinilam.]

2. Cultivation, whether wet or dry, dependent upon rain; மழைபெய்து விளையும் விளைச்சல். [mazhaipeythu vilaiyum vilaichal.] (W.)

3. A kind of paddy that matures in the month of Taj; தைமாதத்தில் விளையும் ஒரு வகை நெல். [thaimathathil vilaiyum oru vagai nel.] (W.)

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Māṉavāri (மானவாரி) [māṉāvāri] noun See மானவாரி. [manavari.]

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Māṉāvāri (மானாவாரி) noun probably from மனம் [manam] + வா-. [va-.]

1. Whim, fancy; மனப்போக்கு. [manappokku.] Local usage

2. Absolute or exclusive enjoyment; ஏகபோகம். அவன் அதை மானவாரியாய் அனுபவிக்கிறான். [egapogam. avan athai manavariyay anupavikkiran.] Local usage

3. Want of attention or care; அசாக்கிரதை. [asakkirathai.]

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