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


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

Job 1:15

when the Sabeans raided them and took them away--indeed they have killed the servants with the edge of the sword; and I alone have escaped to tell you!"

പെട്ടെന്നു ശെബായർ വന്നു അവയെ പിടിച്ചു കൊണ്ടുപോകയും വേലക്കാരെ വാളിന്റെ വായ്ത്തലയാൽ വെട്ടിക്കൊല്ലുകയും ചെയ്തു; വിവരം നിന്നെ അറിയിപ്പാൻ ഞാൻ ഒരുത്തൻ മാത്രം വഴുതിപ്പോന്നു എന്നു പറഞ്ഞു.

Joshua 3:15

and as those who bore the ark came to the Jordan, and the feet of the priests who bore the ark dipped in the edge of the water (for the Jordan overflows all its banks during the whole time of harvest),

കൊയിത്തുകാലത്തൊക്കെയും യോർദ്ദാൻ തീരമെല്ലാം കവിഞ്ഞു ഒഴുകും. പെട്ടകം ചുമന്ന പുരോഹിതന്മാരുടെ കാൽ വെള്ളത്തിന്റെ വക്കത്തു മുങ്ങിയപ്പോൾ മേൽ വെള്ളത്തിന്റെ ഒഴുകൂ നിന്നു;

Joshua 10:35

They took it on that day and struck it with the edge of the sword; all the people who were in it he utterly destroyed that day, according to all that he had done to Lachish.

അവർ അന്നു തന്നേ അതിനെ പിടിച്ചു വാളിന്റെ വായ്ത്തലയാൽ സംഹരിച്ചു; ലാഖീശിനോടു ചെയ്തതുപോലെ ഒക്കെയും അവൻ അതിലുള്ള എല്ലാവരെയും അന്നു നിർമ്മൂലമാക്കി.


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