Mitunam, Mituṉam: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Mituṉam (மிதுனம்) noun < mithuna.

1. Couple, pair; இரட்டை. [irattai.]

2. Gemini of the zodiac; மிதுனராசி. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [mithunarasi. (pingalagandu)]

3. The third solar month. See ஆனி. [ani.]

4. Male and female; ஆண்பெண் இரட்டை. கின்னர மிதுனங்களும் [anpen irattai. kinnara mithunangalum] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரிய.ாழ். [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyazh.] 3, 6, 5).

5. A sweet-voiced bird credited with musical powers, as inseparable from its mate; இணைபிரியாததும் இசையில் வல்லதுமாகக் கருதப்படும் புள்வகை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [inaipiriyathathum isaiyil vallathumagak karuthappadum pulvagai. (pingalagandu)]

6. cf. maithuna. Union, copulation; புணர்ச்சி. [punarchi.] (W.)

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