Talaimatakku, Talaimaṭakku, Talai-matakku: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Talaimaṭakku (தலைமடக்கு) [talai-maṭakku] noun < idem. +.

1. (Rhetoric) Repetition of the first foot in one and the same line of a stanza; செய்யுளடியின் முதற் சீரே அவ்வடியில் மடங்கிவரும் மடக்கணிவகை. [seyyuladiyin muthar sire avvadiyil madangivarum madakkanivagai.]

2. Grain given at the threshing-floor to a woman in charge of a rest-house, as tied up and carried away on her head; [கட்டித் தலைமீது கொண்டு போகப்படுவது] சாவடி முதலியவற்றின் காவற்காகப் பெண்டிர்க்குக் கொடுக்கும் களச்சுதந்திரம். [[kattith thalaimithu kondu pogappaduvathu] savadi muthaliyavarrin kavarkagap pendirkkug kodukkum kalachuthanthiram.] (W.)

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