1. ♪ ga
    1. (gen. pronounced with the vowel 'a') the seventeenth letter of Kannaḍa alphabet and the third consonant.
  2. ♪ ga
    1. (pros.) the symbol for a long syllable (-).
    2. the third note in the ascending scale in Indian classical music systems (corresponding to "E" of C-Major of western system).
    3. an abbreviation used (in inscriptions) as a symbol for "gadyāṇa' , an ancient monetary currency.
    4. (dial.) arrogance; conceit; haughtiness; ಶ್ರೀ ಒಣಗಿದೆ ಗ ಬಚ್ಚಿದೆ sri oṇagide, ga baccide (prov.) (his) arrogance has become less severe as his wealth waned.
  3. ♪ ka
    1. Brahma, the Creator of the universe.
    2. Viṣṇu, one of the Hindu Trinities.
    3. Manmatha, the Love-God.
    4. fire or the Fire-God; Agni.
    5. wind or the Wind-God, Vāyu.
    6. the Death-God, Yama.
    7. the sun; the Sun-God.
    8. the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, commonly regarded as immortal; the soul.
    9. a male sovereign, esp. the hereditary ruler of an independent state; a king.
    10. a male offspring of a king; a prince.
    11. a person who practises severe self-discipline and abstains from all forms of pleasure, esp. for religious or spiritual reasons; an ascetic yogi.
    12. a man having or showing relatively higher intelligence.
    13. a human being in which both male and female sex organs are present or in which the sex organs contain both ovarian and testicular tissue; a hermaphrodite.
    14. a male peafowl, having brilliant plumage and a tail (with eyelike markings) or its female; a peacock or peahen.
    15. a tropical bird of the order Psittaciformes, with a short hooked bill, often having vivid plumage and sometimes able to mimic the human voice; parrot.
    16. the physical structure of a person or an animal; the body.
    17. an organ of sense.
    18. the upper part of the human body or the foremost or upper part of an animaḷs body, containing the brain; the head.
    19. the organ of sight; the eye.
    20. the apparent canopy over our heads; the sky.
    21. water.
    22. a place regarded as the abode of gods, and of the good after death, supposed to be in upper regions of the universe; the Heaven.
    23. the condition of having pleasure or contentment; happiness.
    24. duration or continuation of time.
    25. riches; abundant possessions; opulence; wealth.
    26. esoteric meaning; secret.
    27. the figure 0; nought; zero.
  4. ಕಾ

    ♪ kā
    1. to watch over and defend or protect from harm; to guard from or against.
    2. to keep watch by (a door etc.) so as to control entry or exit.
    3. to supervise (prisoners etc.) and prevent from escaping; to keep watch (cattle, sheep etc. while grazing).
    4. to stay in a place or remain in readiness or in anticipation (until something expected happens or for someone to arrive or catch up); to wait.
    5. to be, remain or delay in expectation or anticipation of; await.
    6. to be ready or at hand.
    7. to be eager to do (something).
    8. to keep (something) from otherś knowledge.
    9. to excuse or forgive (a person for some fault).
    10. ಕಾದಿಡು kādiḍu to keep back, store up or set apart for later use or for some special purpose; to reserve; ಕಾದುಕೊಂಡಿರು kādukoṇḍiru to keep oneself waiting (for); 2. to take care of another or something as a care-taker; 3. to wait for a right opportunity.
  5. ♪ kha
    1. (gen. pronounced with the vowel 'a') the sixteenth letter of Kannaḍa alphabet and the second consonant.
  6. ♪ ka
    1. (gen. pronounced with the vowel 'ಅ') the fifteenth letter of Kannaḍa alphabet and the first consonant.
  7. ♪ ka
    1. (abbr. form of ಕಮ್ಮ) an old unit of measure of land area.
  8. ♪ gha
    1. (gen. pronounced with the vowel 'a') the eighteenth letter of Kannaḍa alphabet and the fourth consonant.
  9. ♪ kha
    1. the area apparently above the earth where clouds, the sun, the moon, etc. are seen; the sky.
    2. any of the specialised parts of the body for sensing, feeling etc. of the outer experience; a sense organ.
    3. knowledge, experience perceived through any of the sense organs; perception.
    4. that which thinks, perceives, feels, wills, etc.; seat or subject of consciousness; the faculty of memory; the mind.
    5. the Creator in Hindu mythology; Brahma.
    6. the world of gods; the heaven.
    7. a piece of cleared land, set off or enclosed, for raising crops; an agricultural field; a farm-land.
    8. a device used to keep the door from being opened; a lock; a bolt.
    9. a person who leads a life of contemplation and rigorous self-denial for religious purposes; an ascetic.
    10. total emptiness; an empty space or vacuum; void.
    11. the symbol or numeral 0, a cipher, naught; a zero.
    12. any of numerous reptiles constituting the suborder Ophidia, characterised by elongated cylindrical limbless bodies, tapering tails, and smooth scaly skins, many of whom are venomous; a snake.
    13. (myth.) Viṣṇu, one of the three major Hindu gods, regarded as the supreme being and saviour.
    14. a symbol for the number two.
    15. a centre of population, larger or more important than a town or village; a city.
    16. a hole; an opening; an aperture.
    17. an injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.; a wound.
    18. a pleased feeling; the condition of being so; pleasure; happiness.
  10. ಕೈ

    ♪ kai
    1. the part of the human body attached to the end of the forearm, including the wrist, palm, fingers, and thumb; the hand.
    2. a long, flexible snout or proboscis, as of an elephant.
    3. any of the slender pointer, usu. turning on a pivot, as in a compass, clock, speedometer or other gauge; a needle.
    4. an instrument, usu. of metal, for moving the bolt of a lock and thus locking or unlocking something; a key.
    5. any woody extension growing from the trunk or main stem or from a main limb, of a tree or shrub; a branch.
    6. something intermediate through which something is done, passed, conveyed, etc.
    7. that which can be easily or conveniently used.
    8. the act or an instance of helping; a help; assistance; aid.
    9. any of the thin lines or beams, of light that appear to come from a bright source; a ray.
    10. a rough linear measure, approx. equal to the length from the tip of the middle finger of one hand to the tip of the middle finger of another when stretched apart.
    11. quality or character which enables a person to face danger with boldness or fortitude; courage, bravery; valour.
    12. ಕೈಕಟ್ಟಿ ಕೂರು kai kaṭṭi kūru to do nothing; to spend time without working, earning or extending help (to another); ಕೈಕಟ್ಟಿರು kai kaṭṭiru (one's ability or opportunity to act) to be not restricted or denied; ಕೈಕಟ್ಟಿ ಹಾಕು kai kaṭṭi hāku to make one unable to act as he or she would wish; to tie one's hands; ಕೈ ಕಡಿಯುತ್ತಿರು kai kaḍiyuttiru to have a restless desire to spend one's money ಕೈ ಕೆರೆಯುತ್ತಿರು kai kereyuttiru = ಕೈ ಕಡಿಯುತ್ತಿರು; ಕೈ ಕೆಸರಾಗು kai kesarāgu (fig.) to work hard; ಕೈ ಕೆಸರಾದರೆ ಬಾಯಿ ಮೊಸರು kai kesarādare bāyi mosaru (prov.) hard work gives sweet fruits; If you don't crack the shell,you can't eat the nut; no pains, no gains; ಕೈಕೆಳಗೆ kai keḷage (see under ಕೈಕೆಳಗು ); ಕೈ ಕೈ ಮಿಲಾಯಿಸು kai kai milāyisu (a physical fight) to take place or happen; 2. to exchange blows with; ಕೈ ಕೈ ಹಿಸುಕಿಕೊ kai kai hisukiko to regret; to feel sorry helplessly; ಕೈ ಕೊಡು kai koḍu to stretch one's hand to hold another's as a help or in welcoming with a greeting, etc.; 2. to help; to extend one's assistance to another; 3. (fig.) to cheat; to deceive; to breach trust; 4. (said of machinery, vehicle, etc.) to break or cease to function; ಕೈಗಣ್ಮು kaigaṇmu to go beyond one's reach, control or authority; 2. to happen; to occur; ಕೈ ಗಿಡ್ಡಮಾಡು kai giḍḍmāḍu (fig.) to decrease or cause to lose, another's strength, authority or power; 2. (fig.) to spend money sparingly and carefully; ಕೈಗೆ ಕೈ ಹತ್ತು kaige kai hattu = ಕೈ ಕೈ ಮಿಲಾಯಿಸು; ಕೈಗೆತ್ತಿಕೊ kaigettiko to start workin on; to commence; to take up; ಕೈಗೆ ಬರು kaige baru to come into one's hand; to be physically available with; to be available; 2. (one's child) to come of age; to become able to earn; ಕೈಗೆ ಬಂದದ್ದು ಬಾಯಿಗೆ ಬರಲಿಲ್ಲ kaige bandaddu bāyige baralilla many a slip between the cup and the lip; ಕೈಗೆ ಬಾಯಿಗೆ ನೇರ kaige bāyige nēra a condition in which having nothing to spare beyond basic necessities; a hand–to–mouth existence; ಕೈಗೆ ಮಾಡು kaige māḍu to take into one's hands; to take over (the possession); to conquer; 2. to hand over; to pass the possession to another; ಕೈಗೆ ಹತ್ತದಿರು kaige hattadiru (said of income) to be meagre or insufficient to spare beyond basic necessities; ಕೈ ಚಲ್ಲು kai callu = ಕೈ ಚೆಲ್ಲು; ಕೈ ಚೆಲ್ಲು kai cellu to stretch one's hand (as a gesture); 2. to abandon one's plan, course of action, etc.(usu. helplessly or in apathy); to throw in one's hand; ಕೈ ಚಾಚು kai cācu to stretch one's hand; 2. (fig.) to beg for; to implore for a favour; ಕೈ ಜಾರು kai jāru to slip down from one's hand; 2. (an opportunity, chance) to be missed; ಕೈಜೋಡಿಸು kai jōḍisu to join together with another to do something; to help, associate oneself with, another; 2. to be in intimate association or close agreement or cooperation (in carrying out something); to have a hand in glove; ಕೈ ತುಂಬ kai tumba (giving, donating, helping, etc.) plentifully; as much as possible; sufficiently; ಕೈ ತುಂಬ ಕೆಲಸ kai tumba kelasa a good deal of work; ಕೈ ತುಂಬ ಕೆಲಸವಿರು kai tumba kelasaviru to be very busy; to have lot of work to do; ಕೈ ತುಂಬ ಬರು kai tumba baru (salary, income etc.) to be available (regularly) handsomely; ಕೈ ತುಂಬ ಸಂಪಾದಿಸು kai tumba sampādisu to earn a handsome salary; to get large income (usu. regularly); ಕೈ ತೊಳೆದುಕೊ kai toḷeduko to refuse to go on with or take responsibility for; to wash one's hands of; ಕೈ ತೋರಿಸಿ ಅವಲಕ್ಷಣ ಅನ್ನಿಸಿಕೊ kai tōrisi avalakṣaṇa annisiko (prov.) to invite bad comments or troubles unnecessarily; to scheme for one's own disgrace; ಕೈ ದೊಡ್ಡದು ಮಾಡು kai doḍḍadu māḍu to give, spend, donate, etc. liberally; ಕೈ ನಾಲ್ಕಾಗು kai nālkāgu to be married; to marry; ಕೈ ಬದಲಾಯಿಸು kai badalāyisu to pass into different ownership; to change hands; ಕೈ ಬರಿದಾಗು kai baridāgu to become penniless; ಕೈ ಬರು kai baru (used negatively) (one's hand, tendency) to be ready to give; ಕೈ ಬಿಚ್ಚು kai biccu (fig.) to spend money liberally; ಕೈ ಬೆಚ್ಚಗೆ ಮಾಡು kai beccage māḍu to offer or give a bribe to; to oil one's palms; ಕೈ ಮೇಲಾಗು kai mēlāgu (one's strength, power, influence, in a combat, competition, etc.) to excel (another's); ಕೈಮೇಲೆ ಕೊಡು kai mēle koḍu to give money in cash immediately; 2. to give money in addition to the right cost or as a bribe; ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಾಗದವನು ಮೈ ಪರಚಿಕೊಂಡ kaiyallāgadavanu mai paracikoṇḍa inefficient person gets irritated at his failure; ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಾಗು kaiyalllāgu to be possible (to be done, accomplished, fulfilled, etc.); ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಾದುದನ್ನೆಲ್ಲಾ ಮಾಡು kaiyallādudannellā māḍu to try as hard as possible; to strain every nerve; ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡಿರು kaiyalliṭṭukoṇḍiru (fig.) (by greasing the palms) to have a person in power who would favour (one); to have person at one's beck; ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬೆಣ್ಣೆ ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ತುಪ್ಪಕ್ಕೆ ಅಳು kaiyalli beṇṇe iṭṭukoṇḍu tuppakke aḷu (prov.) why grumble for a thing which you can easily make with available the resources and means; ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿರು kaiyalliru (fig.)to be readily available for use when needed; to be at hand; 2. (fig.) (persons in power) to be under the influence of; 3. to be within one's power, capacity (to do); ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹರಿ kaiyalli hari (usu. used interrogatively or negatively) to be possible (for a person); ಕೈಯಿಕ್ಕು kaiyikku = ಕೈಯಿಡು; ಕೈಯಿಗೂ ಬಾಯಿಗೂ ಜಗಳ kaiyigū bāyigū jagaḷa (a playful term) engagement of both hand and mouth (i.e. being engaged in eating); ಕೈಯಿಡು kaiyiḍu to attempt; to try to do; to lay one's hands on; ಕೈಯಿರು kaiyiru (one's role, influence, etc.) to be in making a thing happen (esp. a bad one); ಕೈಯೆತ್ತಿ ಕೊಡು kaiyetti koḍu to give, donate liberally or wholeheartedly; ಕೈಯೆತ್ತು kaiyettu to give a blow; to assault; 2. (fig.) to express one's agreement with, support to another; to support another's opinion in a meeting: 3. to give up in despair; to show one's inability in helping another; to throw up one's hands; ಕೈಯೊಳಗೆ ಇರು kaiyoḷage iru to be in one's hand; to be in (one's) possession; 2. to be under one's authority or influence; ಕೈಯ್ಯಾನು kaiyyānu (rightly,ಕೈಯಾನು) to stretch one's hand in supplication; to beg (as for alms); ಕೈ ಸಡಿಲು ಬಿಡು kai saḍilu biḍu to be liberal (in giving, donating, spending money, etc.); ಕೈ ಸುಟ್ಟುಕೊ kai suṭṭuko (fig.) to suffer a loss in a venture or undertaking; to burn one's fingures; ಕೈ ಹಾಕು kai hāku to undertake; to endeavour; to try; 2. to interefere; to meddle (in another's work); ಕೈ ಹಿಡಿ kai hiḍi to take (a person of other sex) in marriage; to marry; 2. to give a helping hand; to help; ಕೈ ಹಿಡಿದು ನಡೆಸು kai hiḍidu naḍesu to care, help or assist in shaping another's life; to lead by the hand; ಅವರ ಕೈ, ಅವರ ಬಾಯಿ avara kai, avara bayi (coll.) absolute freedom in working or managing; ಎತ್ತಿದ ಕೈ ettida kai an able, skilled, talented person; ಎರಡು ಕೈ ಸೇರಿದರೆ ಚಪ್ಪಾಳೆ eraḍu kai sēridare cappāḷe (prov.) you cannot clap with a single hand; it takes two to make a quarrel; ಒಂದು ಕೈ ತೋರಿಸು ondu kai tōrisu to use one's physical strength (as in fighting, combat, etc.); ಒಂದು ಕೈ ನೋಡಿಕೊ ondu kai nōḍiko (said to one's oppponent that one is ready) to show one's strength; to use force; ಒಂದು ಕೈ ನೋಡು ondu kai nōḍu to try (one's luck at something); to take a chance; 2. (coll.) to show one's strength (in fighting); ಕಾಣದ ಕೈ kāṇada kai (fig.) a person causing or helping from behind something to happen (without being seen by others); ಬರಿಯ ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮೊಳ ಹಾಕಬೇಡ bariya kaiyalli moḷa hākabēḍa (prov.) unless you are practical, do not endeavour; count not four, except you have them in a wallet; ಬಲಗೈ ಕಡಿಯುತ್ತಿರು balagai kaḍiyuttiru to feel that some money is coming to one's pocket.
  11. ಕೈ

    ♪ kai
    1. the act of beautifying or enhancing the beauty by adorning with ornaments, etc.
    2. ಕೈ ಹಿಡಿದೆತ್ತು kai hiḍidettu (fig.) to pull out a person from a difficult condition; to help; ಕೈ ಹೆಂಚು kai hencu a traditional 'U'-type roof tile.
  12. ಕೈ

    ♪ kai
    1. a piece of cleared land, set off or enclosed, for raising crops; an agricultural land.
    2. any agricultural crop grown; cultivated plants, as a whole.
  13. ಕೊ

    ♪ ko
    1. abbr. for koḷaga, a measure of eight or ten seers.
  14. ಕೋ

    ♪ kō
    1. to string (pearls, beads, et.) on or as on a thread; to thread.
    2. to put, insert (something) through.
    3. to force (a sharp instrument, weapon, etc.) into or through; to pierce; to stab; to penetrate.
    4. to bind (with a rope, string, wire, etc.).
    5. to be captured; to be seized.
    6. to join another; to be associated with.
  15. ಖೋ

    ♪ khō
    1. the loud screaming sound (as from pain, sudden attack, etc.).
    2. a sound imitating it.
  16. ಗೂ

    ♪ gū
    1. the sound that an owl makes; hoot.
    2. a sound imitating it.
  17. ಗೇ

    ♪ gē
    1. to do, perform (an action etc.) to carry out; to fulfil.
    2. to cultivate - a) to prepare and use (soil or land) for growing crops; to till; b) to break up the surface soil around (plants) in order to destroy weeds, prevent crusting, and preserve moisture; c) to grow (plants or crops) from seeds, bulbs, shoots, etc.
  18. ಗೈ

    ♪ gai
    1. = ಗೇಯು.
  19. ಗೋ

    ♪ gō
    1. the mature female of domestic cattle of the genus Bos.
    2. the mature male of domestic cattle; an ox.
    3. the sun.
    4. the moon.
    5. any of the luminous celestial objects in the sky; a star.
    6. any of the thin lines or beams, of light that appear to come from a bright source; a ray of light.
    7. the apparent blue arch over the earth; the sky.
    8. heaven or the celestial regions.
    9. the planet that we live on; the earth.
    10. a natural raised part of the earth's surface, usu. rising more or less abruptly; a hill or mountain.
    11. a woody perennial plant with one main stem or trunk which develops many branches, usu. at some height above the ground; a tree.
    12. water.
    13. a ridge or swell moving along the surface of a liquid or body of water as a result of disturbance, as by wind; a wave.
    14. any of a class (Aves) of warmblooded, two-legged, egg-laying vertebrates with feathers and wings; a bird.
    15. any of several gallinaceous birds of the genera Pavo, the male of which is distinguished by its long, erectile, greenish, iridescent tail coverts that are brilliantly marked with ocellated spots and that can be spread in a fan; the pea-fowl.
    16. (myth.) any of the regents or guardians of the quarters of the world.
    17. the Hindu Goddess of Learning and Speech; Sarasvati.
    18. something that is spoken; an utterance; a speech.
    19. the organ of sight; the eye.
    20. the front or under part of a vertebrate body from the breastbone to the pelvis, containing the abdominal viscera; the abdomen; the belly.
    21. hair growing on the body.
    22. one of the bony, permanent, hollow paired growths, often curved and pointed, that project from the upper part of the head of certain ungulate mammals, as cattle, sheep, goats, antelopes, etc.; a horn.
    23. the region of any of the principal points of the compass or divisions of the horizon; a quarter or direction.
    24. a slender, straight, usu. pointed, missile to be shot from a bow and equipped with feathers at the end of the shaft near the nock, for controlling flight; an arrow.
    25. (myth.) the weapon of Indra, the chief of gods, that can even split mountains.
    26. any of the sense organs of the body.
  20. ಘೇ

    ♪ ghē
    1. well done! very good! excellent!: bravo!; (used in praising a performer).