pallu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Punjabi, Hindi, and their source, Sanskrit.

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Noun[edit]

pallu (plural pallus)

  1. (South Asia) The usually decorated end of a sari that hangs loose when worn. [from 19th c.]
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 45:
      She had pulled the pallu back over her head and her face.
    • 2004, Khushwant Singh, Burial at Sea, Penguin 2014, p. 116:
      Dressed in a simple grey cotton sari, her head covered with the pallu, she sat on a platform behind a table with a microphone.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

pallū

  1. ablative supine of palleō

Makasar[edit]

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pallu (Lontara spelling ᨄᨒᨘ, semi-transitive appallu)

  1. (transitive) to cook
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Welsh[edit]

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pallu (first-person singular present pallaf)

  1. to fail, to cease, to perish, to be destroyed
  2. to refuse, to deny

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Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “pallu”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies