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kabaddi

Class:

noun

Etymology:

the Tamil word (கை-பிடி) "kai" (hand), "pidi" (catch), which could be translated ...
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Kabaddi

an Indian sport. The name is derived from the Tamil word "kai", "pidi", which is translated into "Holding Hands". Two teams occupy opposite halves of a small swimming pool or field and take turns sending a "raider" into the other half, in order to win ... (45 of 3584 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Kabaddi

Collins Dictionary:

kabaddi

a game played between two teams of seven players, in which individuals take turns to chase and try to touch members of the opposing team without being ... (27 of 234 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/kabaddi

Oxford Dictionary:

kabaddi

a sport of Indian origin played by teams of seven on a circular sand court. The players attempt to tag or capture opponents and must hold their breath ... (28 of 63 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/kabaddi

Wiktionary:

kabaddi | kabaddis [plural]

A South Asian team sport in which players must hold their breath while making raids into the opposing team's half of the field. (23 of 24 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/kabaddi

Encarta Dictionary:

kabaddi [southern Asia]

a chasing game played between teams, developed in northern India. One player at a time from each team enters the opposing team's court ... (23 of 50 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561538806​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

kabaddi | kabaddis [plural]

Origin: the Tamil word (கை-பிடி) "kai" (hand), "pidi" (catch), which could be translated into "Holding Hands".

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/kabaddi

Oxford Dictionary:

kabaddi

Origin: of uncertain origin; compare with Kannada kabalisu "to gulp" and Hindi kabaḍḍī "shout "kabaddi""

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/kabaddi

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

kabaddi

Audio: British English pronunciation of "kabaddi"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/kabaddi

the Free Dictionary:

kabaddi

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "kabaddi"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "kabaddi"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/kabaddi

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