காரணம்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit करण (karaṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːɾ̪aɳam/, [kɑːɾ̪ʌɳʌm]

Noun[edit]

காரணம் (kāraṇam)

  1. principle, origin, cause
  2. reason, ground of an assertion or argument
  3. motive, object
  4. means

References[edit]

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