கலவை

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From கல (kala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kal̪aʋaɪ̯/, [kəl̪əʋəɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

கலவை (kalavai)

  1. mixture, compound, medley
  2. perfumed paste
    Synonym: சந்தனக்குழம்பு (cantaṉakkuḻampu)
  3. mixture of different kinds of food, scraps, leavings
  4. (colloquial) lime and sand mixed for mortar

References[edit]

  • University of Madras (1924–1936) , “கலவை”, in Tamil Lexicon, Madras [Chennai]: Diocesan Press.