திணை

TamilEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t̪iɳaɪ̯/, [t̪ɪɳəɪ̯]

NounEdit

திணை (tiṇai)

  1. earth, land
    Synonym: பூமி (pūmi)
  2. place, region, situation, site
    Synonym: இடம் (iṭam)
  3. house
    Synonym: வீடு (vīṭu)
  4. tribe, caste, race, family
    Synonym: குலம் (kulam)
  5. conduct, custom
    Synonym: ஒழுக்கம் (oḻukkam)
  6. conventional rules of conduct laid down in Classical Tamil works
  7. (Grammar) class (of nouns and pronouns), of two kinds: உயர்திணை and அஃறிணை

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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