Definition of Kannada

1. Noun. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.

Exact synonyms: Kanarese
Generic synonyms: South Dravidian
Specialized synonyms: Badaga



Definition of Kannada

1. Proper noun. The Dravidian language that is the official language of the state of Karnataka, South India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Kannada Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kannada

Kanawha River
Kanazawa
Kanchanjanga
Kanchenjunga
Kandahar
Kandinskian
Kandinsky
Kandy
Kangar
Kangchenjunga
Kango
Kangos
Kangxi
Kanji
Kanjobal
Kannada (current term)
Kannada-speaking
Kanner's syndrome
Kano
Kanpur
Kansa
Kansan
Kansans
Kansas
Kansas City
Kansas River
Kansu
Kant
Kantean
Kanteans

Literary usage of Kannada

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"He is also said to have written a Lilavati in Kannada; if so, and if he really flourished ... Kannada. Incomplete. Madras BE 1657 = Madras BE (Iyer) 233. ..."

2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1902)
"It must, indeed, be admitted that at the present day Kannada is spoken only in ... In the vernacular schools Marathi alone is taught, Kannada being little ..."

3. Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government by Benjamin Lewis Rice (1897)
"In those old inscriptions, moreover, which display the most literary skill, we find separate verses in Sanskrit and in Kannada interspersed with one another ..."

4. Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government by Benjamin Lewis Rice (1897)
"The written character which is common to Kannada and Telugu, and which spread over the south and was carried even to Java, is derived, through that of the ..."

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