Pronunciation of Backwater  


English Meaning

Water turned back in its course by an obstruction, an opposing current, or the flow of the tide, as in a sewer or river channel, or across a river bar.

  1. Water held or pushed back by or as if by a dam or current.
  2. A body of water thus formed.
  3. A place or situation regarded as isolated, stagnant, or backward: "The running of family fortunes has always been a backwater—albeit a lucrative one—of the investment management business” ( Business Week).
  4. A rowing or paddling stroke in which the oar or paddle is pushed forward, used to check a boat's forward motion or move it backward.

Malayalam Meaning

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× കായൽ - Kaayal | Kayal
× പുഴ - Puzha
× ജലാശയം - Jalaashayam | Jalashayam
× നവീനാശയങ്ങളാല്‍ സ്വാധീനിക്കപ്പെടാത്ത സ്ഥലം - Naveenaashayangalaal‍ Svaadheenikkappedaaththa Sthalam | Naveenashayangalal‍ swadheenikkappedatha Sthalam
× കായല്‍ - Kaayal‍ | Kayal‍


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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