மலர்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mal̪aɾ̪/, [məl̪əɾ̪]

Noun[edit]

மலர் (malar)

  1. flower, blossom
  2. lotus
  3. a great number
  4. nut or head, as of a spike; knob, as of scimitar
  5. (prosody) a formula of a foot of one nirai occuring as the last cīr in the last line of a veṇpā

References[edit]

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