Definition of Canarese

1. Noun. A member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India.

Exact synonyms: Kanarese
Generic synonyms: Dravidian



Definition of Canarese

1. a. Pertaining to Canara, a district of British India.

Definition of Canarese

1. Adjective. Relating to Kanara or Canara, a district of India. ¹

2. Proper noun. The Kannada language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canarese

Canadianisms
Canadianize
Canadianized
Canadianizes
Canadianizing
Canadians
Canadien
Canadienne
Canadiennes
Canadiens
Canal Zone
Cananga
Cananga odorata
Canangium
Canara
Canarese
Canarian
Canarians
Canaries
Canarsie
Canary
Canary Island hare's foot fern
Canary Islander
Canary Islanders
Canary Islands
Canary wine
Canavalia
Canavalia ensiformis
Canavalia gladiata
Canavan's disease

Literary usage of Canarese

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

1. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"Age of canarese Literature.—Much new light has been thrown on the antiquity of ... Kesava was a Jaina, and the Jainas were the first to cultivate canarese ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"Much new light has been thrown on the antiquity of canarese literature by the ... the most ancient and esteemed grammar of classical canarese, written by ..."

3. Elements of South-Indian Palæography, from the Fourth to the Seventeenth by Arthur Coke Burnell (1878)
"In the modern Telugu and canarese alphabets, this is exactly reversed. In the inscriptions in the canarese country visarga is represented by a circle large ..."

4. A General Catalogue of Books Offered to the Public at the Affixed Prices by by Bernard Quaritch (Firm) (1887)
"81 pp. cloth, 3s 6d Calcutta, \&H canarese, Kanada, ... with a number of Fables in canarese on the intervening pages, sm. folio, plain MS. hf. bd. ..."

5. A Catalogue of the Library of the Hon. East-India Company: Supplement by East India Company Library (1845)
"... canarese. GRAMMARS AND DICTIONARIES. Help (A) to acquiring Knowledge of the English Language, ..."

6. Catalogue of Native Publications in the Bombay Presidency Up to 31st by Alexander Grant, Franz Kielhorn, Mahādeva Govinda Rānade, James Braithwaite Peile (1867)
"A Marathi translation of the Bangalore First canarese Book, printed in juxtaposition with the original canarese. ..."

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