Tamil words having Kaa
Let's see the general meaning of some of the words that starts with Kaa one by one.
KAAL- Means Leg in Tamil, which gives the body its support, this word also means support in words like Panthakaal(Pandal support), KodiKaal(Tender support).
KAALVAAI(Canal) which supports water entering into fields, lakes or ponds. So something that suports us is Kaal. similarly there are many words like
KaaLai(Bullock supporting animal), we are not getting anything direct from it like a cow, but it supports us in tilling the land.
AKKAL (Elder Sister, One who supports).
KAADU: Kaa+du means Moving in for Support , Vayal Kaadu (Fields), Mukkaadu(hoods, Face/head Protection, hoods that protects one s head and or face). Kaadu( Forests where ancient people go for hunting,gathering fruits, woods etc. ) so Kaadu is the first supporting place for early man.
KAAI - non ripen fruits/vegetables): Kaai(not ripen fruits) cannot be eaten as it is, It should be used as a supportive food along with something main. So Kaai is always a support for our main food. But Kani/Palam(ripen fruits) can be eaten as it is.
KAA+VADI- (It means Helping/Protecting/Guiding/Supporting every foot one take) this is practice of walking with some penance to God s temple, Thinking that they will get the HELP for every foot they take.
KAAR- Kaar Mekam (Usefull/Giving cloud), many wrongly thinks this means black cloud,
KAATRU- Air, which is Life Supporting, we take it without us knowing.
KAARAI- Kaaram- Perunkaayam(Supporting items in food preparation, the Masalaas etc),
KAARTHIKAI- (Giving period,Raining period),
KAARIKAI- (Giving women or task),
KAARIYAM- (Giving/Kodukkkum Seyal)
Another word SILAPATHIKAARAM(one of the Tamil epics) means Silambu+Athi+Kaaram (Anklet+Original(First)+Usefull) athikaaram in Tamil refers to something that's original(First) and useful.
KAARTHIKAI: Tamil month name, Kaar+Thikai means Support + Condition + Possession referring to the favorable condition that is the rainy season.
KAAPIYAM: Kaapu means help, Ennai Kaapaatra yaarum illai means there's no one to help me. Kaapu also means bangles, threads around the wrist. Initially people started wearing these things, thinking that it will HELP them, its a kind of ritualistic practice that HELPS in increasing people's confidence to do some tasks. Valai kaapu is a similar practice done to pregnant women, to help them in gaining confidence to face their first child birth.
THOLKAAPIYAM(Ancient Guide/Help)- the Tamil s grammar Guide or Help. Literally it could mean, That which protects the old/previous