Pronunciation of Flax  


English Meaning

A plant of the genus Linum, esp. the L. usitatissimum, which has a single, slender stalk, about a foot and a half high, with blue flowers. The fiber of the bark is used for making thread and cloth, called linen, cambric, lawn, lace, etc. Linseed oil is expressed from the seed.

  1. A widely cultivated plant, Linum usitatissimum, having pale blue flowers, seeds that yield linseed oil, and slender stems from which a textile fiber is obtained.
  2. The fine, light-colored textile fiber obtained from this plant.
  3. Any of various other plants of the genus Linum or of similar or related genera.
  4. A pale grayish yellow.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പിഴവ് - Pizhavu
× ചണനാര്‌ - Chananaaru | Chananaru
× ചണനാര് - Chananaaru | Chananaru
× ചണം - Chanam


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

Exodus 9:31

Now the flax and the barley were struck, for the barley was in the head and the flax was in bud.

അങ്ങനെ ചണവും യവവും നശിച്ചുപോയി; യവം കതിരായും ചണം പൂത്തും ഇരുന്നു.

Isaiah 19:9

Moreover those who work in fine flax And those who weave fine fabric will be ashamed;

ചീകി വെടിപ്പാക്കിയ ചണംകൊണ്ടു വേല ചെയ്യുന്നവരും വെള്ളത്തുണി നെയ്യുന്നവരും ലജ്ജിച്ചു പോകും.

Ezekiel 40:3

He took me there, and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze. He had a line of flax and a measuring rod in his hand, and he stood in the gateway.

അവൻ എന്നെ അവിടെ കൊണ്ടുചെന്നു; അവിടെ ഒരു പുരുഷൻ ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നു; അവൻ കാഴ്ചെക്കു താമ്രംപോലെ ആയിരുന്നു; അവന്റെ കയ്യിൽ ഒരു ചണച്ചരടും അളവുദണ്ഡും ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നു; അവൻ പടിവാതിൽക്കൽനിന്നു.


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