noun che·lin·ga \chəˈliŋgə\
variants: or



Definition of chelinga



  1. :  a boat of light draft pointed at both ends and used on the Coromandel coast

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Origin and Etymology of chelinga

Tamil calaṅku, perhaps from Sanskrit jalaṁga water-going, from jalaṁ (nominative & accusative of jala water) + -ga (akin to gam to go, come) — more at come

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to cast off or become cast off

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