Definition of Kanarese
1. Noun. A member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India.
2. Noun. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kanarese
Literary usage of Kanarese
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"Kanarese is the prevailing language in the west and Telugu in the east. ... The castes which speak neither Telugu nor Kanarese are divided almost equally ..."
2. Standard Alphabet for Reducing Unwritten Languages and Foreign Graphic by Richard Lepsius (1863)
"KARNATAKA (Kanarese). Sb so , &, 8cr -Si t/UU £3 fc? SD adee 0d i -iuu Tf ai au (0 Specimen. ... In Kanarese the letter t is confined to the poets. ..."
3. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1881)
"Many companies of Kanarese Christian soldiers marched past with ensigns, drums, and arms, leaping and playing along the streets with drawn swords in their ..."
4. The Indian Forester (1881)
"Casuarina was at first one out of a number of species—" Eugenia Jambolana" (Kanarese, Nerale), " Terminalia Arjuna" (Kanarese, ..."
5. Trübner's Catalogue of Dictionaries and Grammars of the Principal Languages by Trübner (1882)
"Supplemented by Aid of a New Source. By FW NEWMAN, Emeritus Professor of University College, London. Crown 8vo., pp. 124, cloth. 1888. 5«. Kanarese. ..."
6. The Indian Forester; a Quarterly Magazine of Forestry (1881)
"... (Kanarese, Bill Jali), "Acacia arabica" (Kanarese, Gobli or Karri Jali), " Acacia Suma" (Kanarese, ... (Kanarese, Bage), " Vitex altissima" (Kanarese, ..."