Pronunciation of Edge  


English Meaning

The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc.

  1. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
  2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
  3. A penetrating, incisive quality: "His simplicity sets off the satire, and gives it a finer edge” ( William Hazlitt).
  4. A slight but noticeable sharpness or harshness: His voice had an edge to it.
  5. Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest: The brisk walk gave an edge to my appetite.
  6. The line of intersection of two surfaces: the edge of a brick; the table's rounded edges.
  7. A rim or brink: the edge of a cliff.
  8. The point at which something is likely to begin: on the edge of war.
  9. The area or part away from the middle; an extremity: lifted the carpet's edge.
  10. A dividing line; a border: a house on the edge of town. See Synonyms at border.
  11. A margin of superiority; an advantage: a slight edge over the opposition.
  12. A provocative or discomforting quality, as from audacity or innovativeness: "Over all, the show will have a grittier edge” ( Constance C.R. White).
  13. To give an edge to (a blade); sharpen.
  14. To tilt (a ski or both skis) in such a way that an edge or both edges bite into the snow.
  15. To put a border or edge on: edged the quilt with embroidery.
  16. To act as or be an edge of: bushes that edged the garden path.
  17. To advance or push slightly or gradually: The dog edged the ball with its nose.
  18. To trim or shape the edge of: edge a lawn.
  19. To surpass or beat by a small margin. Often used with out: The runner edged her opponent out at the last moment.
  20. To move gradually or hesitantly: The child edged toward the door.
  21. on edge Highly tense or nervous; irritable.
  22. on the edge In a precarious position.
  23. on the edge In a state of keen excitement, as from danger or risk: "the excitement of combat, of living on the edge” ( Nelson DeMille).

Malayalam Meaning

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× വായത്തല - Vaayaththala | Vayathala
× മുന - Muna
× സീമ - Seema
× ബുദ്ധിതീക്ഷണത - Buddhitheekshanatha | Budhitheekshanatha
× വായ്ത്തല - Vaayththala | Vaythala
× ഉതട് - Uthadu
× അരു - Aru
× വിളിമ്പു ചെത്തുക - Vilimpu Cheththuka | Vilimpu Chethuka
× മൂര്‍ച്ചവരുത്തുക - Moor‍chavaruththuka | Moor‍chavaruthuka
× വായ്‌ത്തല - Vaayththala | Vaythala
× വിഷമഘട്ടം - Vishamaghattam
× തീരം - Theeram
× കൂര്‍ത്തയറ്റം - Koor‍ththayattam | Koor‍thayattam
× കര - Kara


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

1 Samuel 15:8

He also took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

അമാലേക്യരുടെ രാജാവായ ആഗാഗിനെ ജീവനോടെ പിടിച്ചു, ജനങ്ങളെ ഒക്കെയും വാളിന്റെ വായ്ത്തലയാൽ നിർമ്മൂലമാക്കി.

Judges 4:15

And the LORD routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled away on foot.

യഹോവ സീസെരയെയും അവന്റെ സകലരഥങ്ങളെയും സൈന്യത്തെയും ബാരാക്കിന്റെ മുമ്പിൽ വാളിന്റെ വായ്ത്തലയാൽ തോല്പിച്ചു; സീസെരാ രഥത്തിൽനിന്നു ഇറങ്ങി കാൽനടയായി ഔടിപ്പോയി.

Exodus 17:13

So Joshua defeated Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.

യോശുവ അമാലേക്കിനെയും അവന്റെ ജനത്തെയും വാളിന്റെ വായ്ത്തലയാൽ തോല്പിച്ചു.


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