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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *bōr_-, *pōr-
Meaning : hole
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : pōr_ai
Tamil meaning : hole, hollow in tree, cavern
Tamil derivates : pōr hollow of a tree
Kannada : pōr
Kannada meaning : hole
Proto-Nilgiri : *bōr
Notes : Probably two different roots (or, at least, some of the forms are contaminated with another root, like *po- 'to perforate').
Number in DED : 4604
sdret-meaning,sdret-prnum,sdret-tam,sdret-tammean,sdret-tamder,sdret-kan,sdret-kanmean,sdret-kt,sdret-notes,sdret-dednum,

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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *bōr
Meaning : hole
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : bōr "vagina"
Toda : pɨ̄r "hollow of tree (where bees nest)"
Additional forms : Also Toda ōr_ (obl. ōt_-) hole, wound
Notes : Toda ōr_ looks like a borrowing from Kan., but the respective Kan. form is not attested.
Number in DED : 4604
ktet-meaning,ktet-prnum,ktet-kota,ktet-toda,ktet-addition,ktet-notes,ktet-dednum,

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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *bor_-
Meaning : hole (in tree)
Proto-South Dravidian: *bōr_-, *pōr-
Proto-Telugu : *bor_-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *bor- (*-r_-)
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *bor_-
Notes : Unclear vowel length in South-Dravidian; the root was, however, contaminated with several other roots with similar structure.
dravet-meaning,dravet-sdr,dravet-tel,dravet-koga,dravet-gnd,dravet-notes,

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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *bor_-
Meaning : hole, burrow, hollow, pit
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : bor_iya
Dialectal forms (1) : bor_r_e
Additional forms : Also bor_r_a hole, hollow, cavity in a tree
Number in DED : 4604
telet-meaning,telet-prnum,telet-tel_1,telet-tel_2,telet-addition,telet-dednum,

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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *bor- (*-r_-)
Meaning : hole
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Salur Gadba : borra "hole in tree"
Number in DED : 4604
kogaet-meaning,kogaet-prnum,kogaet-salur,kogaet-dednum,

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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *bor_-
Meaning : hole
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Konda : bor_o
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *bor-
gndet-meaning,gndet-prnum,gndet-kon,gndet-kui,

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Konda etymology :

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Konda : bor_o
Meaning: hole of a crab, etc.
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Number in DED : 4604
konet-meaning,konet-prnum,konet-dednum,

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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *bor-
Meaning : hole in tree
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Parja Kuwi : borra
Number in DED : 4604
kuiet-meaning,kuiet-prnum,kuiet-kuwi_p,kuiet-dednum,

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