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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *Surump-
Meaning : bee
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : curumpu
Tamil meaning : bee, drone
Tamil derivates : curumpi (-pp-, -tt-) to hum (as bees)
Number in DED : 2689
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *cur_-
Meaning : a k. of bee
Proto-South Dravidian: *Surump-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *curnd (*-r_-)
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *sur_-
Notes : Irregular -r- in SDR (only Tamil).
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *curnd (*-r_-)
Meaning : bee
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kolami : surund (obl. surnd-) "honeycomb"
Kinwat Kolami : curund "sp. bee"
Naikri : surund "bee, honey"
Parji : curud, curdi (stem curd-) "sp. bee"
Additional forms : Also Kolami surunt potte bee; Kolami_Kin curund taṭṭa honeycomb
Number in DED : 2689
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *sur_-
Meaning : bee
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Gondi : *suRv-e
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *sor-
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Gondi etymology :

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Proto-Gondi : *suRv-e
Meaning : bee; honeycomb
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Betul Gondi : sū̆rwe-phukī "bee which builds in hollow boughs"
Maria Gondi : ur̨ve talla "honeycomb"
Koya Gondi : uṛve, uruve "kind of bee"
Maria Gondi (Lind) : hurrve "honey"
Adilabad Gondi : surve "(SR) medium-sized beehive"
Additional forms : Also Gondi_Ma or̨ve kind of bee; or̨ve neyi honey
Notes : Gondi_Ma ur̨ve talla has u- probably due to specific accent/reduction reasons.
Number in DED : 2689
Number in CVOTGD : 3448
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *sor-
Meaning : swarm of bees
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : horū
Number in DED : 2689
kuiet-meaning,kuiet-prnum,kuiet-kuwi_f,kuiet-dednum,

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