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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *aḍä
Meaning : betel pouch
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : aṛky
Toda : aḍky
Notes : *-kǐ < *kāj "fruit" (cf. external evidence).
Number in DED : 88
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *aḍai-kāj
Meaning : areca-nut
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : aṭaikkāy
Tamil meaning : areca-nut (betel-nut)
Malayalam : aṭakka, aṭekka
Malayalam meaning : betel pouch
Kannada : aḍake, aḍa, aḍike
Kannada meaning : areca, areca palm, Areca catechu Lin., and its nut
Kannada derivates : aḍakottu, aḍagatti, aḍagartti scissors for cutting areca-nut
Kodagu : aḍake
Kodagu meaning : areca-nut
Tulu : aḍḍa-katteri, iḍa-katteri
Tulu meaning : betel-nut cracker
Proto-Nilgiri : *aḍä
Miscellaneous : KOR (T) ḍakke areca nut
Notes : A compound: *aḍai "betel; areca" + *kāj "fruit". The second root becomes reduced in most languages due to its post-tonic position. For the other compound (*aḍai-kat- "instrument for cracking betel nuts") cf. *kati "knife".
Number in DED : 0088
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *aḍái[-kāj/-kat-]
Meaning : areca nut (betel nut)
Proto-South Dravidian: *aḍai-kāj
Proto-Telugu : *aḍa-kat-
Notes : Compound forms derived from SDR *aḍái "green leaves, betel leaves". // Present in 2/6 branches.
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *aḍa-kat-
Meaning : nippers for cutting betel-nuts, betel-nut cracker
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : aḍa-kattu
Dialectal forms (1) : aḍa-kottu
Dialectal forms (2) : aḍḍa-kattera
Dialectal forms (3) : aḍa-katti (B)
Additional forms : Also [1] aḍapa, [2] aḍapakatte lady in waiting, who carries her mistress's betel-nut pouch; aḍapakā̃ḍu servant who carries his master's betel-nut pouch
Number in DED : 88
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