Tankalam, Taṉkālam, Tan-kalam: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Tankalam in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Taṉkālam (தன்காலம்) [taṉ-kālam] noun probably from idem. +.

1. Proper season or time; உரியபருவம். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [uriyaparuvam. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

2. Period when toddy is available in plenty; கள்மிகுதியாகக் கிடைக்குங் காலம். [kalmiguthiyagak kidaikkung kalam.] Tinnevelly usage

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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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