Definition of Kanarese

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

Exact synonyms: Canarese
Generic synonyms: Dravidian



2. Noun. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
Exact synonyms: Kannada
Generic synonyms: South Dravidian
Specialized synonyms: Badaga

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kanarese

Kampong
Kampuchea
Kampuchean
Kampucheans
Kamryn
Kamtschadale
Kamtschadales
Kan
Kan.
Kan River
Kanagawa
Kanak
Kanaks
Kananga
Kanara
Kanarese (current term)
Kanawha
Kanawha River
Kanazawa
Kanchanjanga
Kanchenjunga
Kandahar
Kandinskian
Kandinsky
Kandy
Kangar
Kangchenjunga
Kango
Kangos
Kangxi

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, ..."

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