Kannada

noun
Kan·​na·​da | \ ˈkä-nə-də How to pronounce Kannada (audio) also ˈka- How to pronounce Kannada (audio) \

Definition of Kannada

: the major Dravidian language of Karnataka, southern India

First Known Use of Kannada

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kannada

Kannada kannaḍa

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“Kannada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kannada. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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