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n. pl. Kanarese
1. The Kannada language. No longer in current use.
2. A member of a Kannada-speaking people of southwest India. No longer in current use.
[Alteration of Kannada Kannaḍa + -ese.]
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1. (Peoples) a member of a people of S India living chiefly in Kanara
2. (Languages) the language of this people; Kannada
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|Noun||1.||Kanarese - a member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India|
Dravidian - a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)
|2.||Kanarese - a Dravidian language spoken in southern India|
South Dravidian - a Dravidian language spoken primarily in southern India
Badaga - the dialect of Kannada that is spoken by the Badaga
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