Taiva, Taivā, Tai-va: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Taivā (தைவா) [taivātal [taivarutal]] [tai-vā] 13 transitive verb

1. To shampoo, rub, massage; வருடுதல். சீறடி கல்லாடம் விளையர் மெல்லத் தைவர [varuduthal. siradi kalladam vilaiyar mellath thaivara] (பத்துப்பாட்டு [pathuppattu] 33).

2. To touch, adjust; தொட்டுச் சீர்ப்படுத்தல். ஊழணி தைவரல் [thottus sirppaduthal. uzhani thaivaral] (தொல். பொ. [thol. po.] 262).

3. To spread, extend, pervade; தடவிவருதல். விசும்பு தைவரு வளி யும் [thadavivaruthal. visumbu thaivaru vali yum] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 2).

4. To wipe off, clean by dusting; மாசு நீக்குதல். தைவரு நவமணிச் சயிலம் [masu nikkuthal. thaivaru navamanis sayilam] (மகாபாரதம் வாரணா. [magaparatham varana.] 4).

5. To harmonise with the key-note; அனுசுருதி யேற்றுதல். [anusuruthi yerruthal.] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 657, உரை. [urai.])

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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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