Pulunkal, Puḻuṅkal: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Puḻuṅkal (புழுங்கல்) noun < idem.

1. Parboiling; அவிகை. [avigai.]

2. That which is parboiled; அவித்தது. புழுங்க னெல்லின் பொறிவீழ்த் தென்ன [avithathu. puzhunga nellin porivizhth thenna] (ஐங்குறுநூறு பக். [aingurunuru pag.] 143, பாட்டு [pattu], 4).

3. Paddy parboiled and dried before husking; புழுக்கின நெல். [puzhukkina nel.]

4. Anger; சினம். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [sinam. (pingalagandu)]

5. Sultriness; புழுக்கம். [puzhukkam.]

6. Perspiration, sweating; வேர்க்கை. [verkkai.] (W.)

7. Pun-cey land prepared for sowing; பண்படுத் திய புன்செய். [panpaduth thiya punsey.] (W.)

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Puḻuṅkal (புழுங்கல்) noun < புழுங்கு-. [puzhungu-.] A defect in coins; நாணயக்குற்றவகை. [nanayakkurravagai.] (பணவிடுதூது [panaviduthuthu] 139.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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