Glossary

Cadjan

Woven mats made from coconut palm leaves used for roofing and walls

Origin:

English

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Chapati

Unleavened flat bread also known as roti

Origin:

Tamil

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Chatti

Unglazed clay pot traditionally used for making curries over open coals or fire

Origin:

Tamil

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Chola Dynasty

The Chola Dynasty was one of the longest-ruling middle age dynasties in the history of southern India

Origin:

Tamil

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Chulawamsa

The ‘Lesser Chronicle’ is a historical record written in the Pāli, covering the period in Sri Lankan history from the 4th century to 1815.

Origin:

Pāli

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Coir

Natural fibre extracted from the coconut husk used in products such as ropes, floor mats, brushes, mattresses

Origin:

English

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Cyrillic

An alphabetic writing system used in parts of the Balkans and northern Eurasia, especially by people of Slavic origin, and non-Slavic languages influenced by the Russians

Origin:

English

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