Tannam, Taṇṇam, Taṉṉam: 2 definitions


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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Taṇṇam (தண்ணம்) noun < idem.

1. Drum with one head, used at funerals; ஒருகட் பறை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [orugad parai. (pingalagandu)]

2. Battle-axe; மழு. (திவா.) [mazhu. (thiva.)]

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Taṇṇam (தண்ணம்) noun < தண்-மை. [than-mai.]

1. Coldness, coolness; குளிர்ச்சி. தண்ணநின் றுதவலி னிறைமதி யாகி [kulirchi. thannanin ruthavali niraimathi yagi] (கல்லாடம் [kalladam] 48, 2).

2. Forest; காடு. (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [kadu. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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Taṉṉam (தன்னம்) noun < tanu. Smallness, minuteness; சிறுமை. (திவா.) தன்னஞ்சிறிதே துயின்று [sirumai. (thiva.) thannanchirithe thuyinru] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 2028).

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Taṉṉam (தன்னம்) noun < tarṇa.

1. Calf; பசுவின் கன்று. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [pasuvin kanru. (pingalagandu)]

2. Fawn; மான் கன்று. [man kanru.]

3. Sapling; மரக்கன்று. இளமாழைத் தன்னந் திகழ் சாரல் [marakkanru. ilamazhaith thannan thigazh saral] (திருப்போ. சன்னிதி. பிள்ளைத். தாற்ப. [thiruppo. sannithi. pillaith. tharpa.] 7).

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Tannam is another spelling for तन्नम [tannama].—adj. penniless; reduced to poverty; destitute; wretched;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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