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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
kataṟu (கதறு) Helplessly shaking and crying Tamil action adverse
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Ta'arof (تعارف) The complicated set of niceties and social rules to be observed as a form of good manners and proper etiquette Tamil society interaction
uḷaṟu (உளறு) To say something that should not be or to say somethng nonsensical or unrelated Tamil awareness adverse
Bajativo A post-meal drink to help with digestion Tamil food
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Vaitherichal The feeling that you get when someone has something that you lack, however you are not jealous, yet instead feel as though they should not possess that because you don't Tamil adverse thinking
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
arumpu (அரும்பு) A bud, but specifically referring to the stage where it is just starting to bud Tamil nature
cāral (சாரல்) A gentle secondary drizzle either from a waterfall or rain Tamil nature
kaṟpu (கற்பு) Determination to chastity, even in the face of adversity Tamil strength
Ghalidan Rolling from side to side as lovers do Tamil love action connection
piñcu (பிஞ்சு) Young, baby fruit Tamil food
Zhaghzhagh The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage Tamil adverse action physical
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive
Nakhur A camel that won't give milk until her nostrils have been tickled Tamil nature



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