[kah-nuh-reez, -rees, kan-uh-]
- of or relating to Kanara, a part of the Maharashtra province in W India.
- one of a Dravidian people living mainly in the state of Karnataka, in southwest India.
Origin of Kanarese
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There is a Kanarese account of his life called Dibya-caritra.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)
I give first the Kanarese and then the botanical name of each.Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore
Robert H. Elliot
Hola is the Kanarese name for a dry-crop field, and Holeya means the man of such field.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
The Kanarese rivers have a larger body of water and a more regular flow than the streams of the Konkan.
- plural -rese a member of a people of S India living chiefly in Kanara
- the language of this people; Kannada