Mey, Mēy: 1 definition


Mey means something in Tamil. 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mey (ಮೆಯ್):—

1) [verb] (said of cattle) to eat; to graze.

2) [verb] (derog. or sarc. said of human beings) to eat; to consume (as food).

3) [verb] to consume or destroy with devastating force; to devour.

4) [verb] (fig.) to demand for or accept bribe.

5) [verb] to spread or be diffused throughout; to prevade.

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Mey (ಮೆಯ್):—

1) [noun] the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant or human).

2) [noun] a portion, region or space beside one.

3) [noun] the act or an instance of being born; birth.

4) [noun] the attitude of facing and dealing boldly with any dangerous, difficult, painful thing or situation; courage.

5) [noun] marked courage or bravery; valour.

6) [noun] any of the ways in which something may be observed, considered or presented; an aspect; a phase.

7) [noun] (dance.) a particular kind of rythmic and measured movement of hands, legs, and head.

8) [noun] ಮೆಯ್ಯನಿಕ್ಕು [meyyanikku] meyyanikku to lay one’s body on the ground before another to show reverence or in seeking refuge, help, etc.; to prostrate.

context information

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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