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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *puruḍ
Meaning : childbirth; pollution
Proto-South Dravidian: *puruḍ-
Proto-Telugu : *puruḍ
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *puruḍ
Notes : Also Konda puruṭ.
dravet-meaning,dravet-sdr,dravet-tel,dravet-koga,dravet-notes,

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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *puruḍ-
Meaning : ceremonial pollution
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : puruṭu
Tamil meaning : ceremonial pollution on account of childbirth
Kannada : puruḍu
Kannada meaning : ceremonial uncleanness after childbirth
Proto-Nilgiri : *pir- (?)
Notes : The PN form has yet to be ascertained.
Number in DED : 4290
sdret-meaning,sdret-prnum,sdret-tam,sdret-tammean,sdret-kan,sdret-kanmean,sdret-kt,sdret-notes,sdret-dednum,

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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *pir-
Meaning : hut to which woman goes after childbirth and stays until new moon
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Toda : pɨṣ ās_
Additional forms : Also Toda pɨṣ ūṭ- to throw earth on corpse at funeral (ūṭ- to roll [tr.; 664]; pɨṣ here is 'death pollution')
Number in DED : 4290
ktet-meaning,ktet-prnum,ktet-toda,ktet-addition,ktet-dednum,

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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *puruḍ
Meaning : ceremonial uncleanness after childbirth, childbirth, delivery
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : puruḍu (in cpds. puriṭi)
Number in DED : 4290
telet-meaning,telet-prnum,telet-tel_1,telet-dednum,

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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *puruḍ
Meaning : delivery of a child
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kondekor Gadba : puruḍu
Number in DED : 4290
kogaet-meaning,kogaet-prnum,kogaet-s_3,kogaet-dednum,

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