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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *aǯ-
Meaning : to fear
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *aǯ-
Notes : Of all Central Dravidian languages the root is present only in PKK. Nevertheless, it has good SDR parallels and is well represented in both Kui and Kuwi, so the possibility of borrowing is very low.
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *aǯ-
Meaning : to fear
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : aja (aji-) "to fear; fear, dread"
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : ajjali
Kuwi (Schulze) : ajinai
Additional forms : Also Kui aska (aski-) pl. action; aji fear, terror; ajanjāpa, ajansāpa danger, peril, terror; aspa (ast-) to cause to fear; Kuwi_F ajji fear
Notes : In Kuwi_S we should have expected *ajjinai; lack of gemination occurs also in PKK *vaǯ-.
Number in DED : 55
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *anǯ-
Meaning : to fear
Proto-South Dravidian: *anǯ-
Proto-Telugu : *anǯ-
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *aǯ-
Notes : PGn (PKK) *aǯ- lacks an -n-, probably for back-formation reasons (PKK *aǯ- < caus. stem *as-). The relation to Brahui hīj-ing 'to be scared, startled' is unclear. // Present in 3/6 branches.
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *anǯ-
Meaning : to fear
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : añcu (añci-)
Tamil meaning : to fear, dread; n. fear, terror
Tamil derivates : añcikkai (coll.) fear; āñci fear; accu id.; accam id., dread, terror
Malayalam : añcuka
Malayalam meaning : to fear, despair
Malayalam derivates : añcal, accam awe, fear
Kannada : añju
Kannada meaning : to fear, be afraid
Kannada derivates : añjike fear; añjisu to frighten
Tulu : añjuni, añjiyuni
Tulu meaning : to fear
Tulu derivates : añjikè, añjigè fear, alarm, fright
Proto-Nilgiri : *anʒ-
Number in DED : 0055
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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *anʒ-
Meaning : to fear
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : anj- (anj-)
Toda : oʒ- (oj-)
Additional forms : Also Kota anjalk fear; anjrc- (anjrc-) to terrify; Toda oʒk, ojky fear; ojur_t- (ojur_ty-) to terrify (*ur_t- to cause to be)
Notes : The past stem *anǯ- < *anʒ-ǐ-. Unclear whether Kota anjrc- and Toda ojur_t- go back to the same form (*anǯ-ur_-t-ĭ-?)
Number in DED : 55
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *anǯ-
Meaning : to fear, be alarmed
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : anju
Additional forms : Also anjika fear, apprehension
Number in DED : 55
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