Change viewing parameters
Switch to Russian version
Select another database

South Dravidian etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-South Dravidian : "*kot{.}ai" | Query method: Match substring
Total of 2 records
Proto-South Dravidian : *koṭai
Meaning : seed, kernel
Tamil : koṭṭai
Tamil meaning : seed of any kind not enclosed in chaff or husk, nut, stone, kernel; testicles
Tamil derivates : (RS) koṭṭāŋ-kacci, koṭṭācci coconut shell
Malayalam : koṭṭa
Malayalam meaning : kernel of fruit, particularly of coconut, castor-oil seed
Kannada : koṭṭe
Kannada meaning : stone or kernel of fruit, esp. of mangoes
Kannada derivates : goṭṭa mango stone
Tulu : koṭṭè
Tulu meaning : kernel of a nut, testicles
Tulu derivates : koṭṭañji a fruit without flesh; koṭṭayi a dried areca-nut; goṭṭu kernel of a nut as coconut, almond, castor-oil seed
Proto-Nilgiri : *keṭ (?)
Notes : Kan. goṭṭa is due to contamination with *gUr_anṭ- 'kernel'.
Number in DED : 2069
Proto-South Dravidian : *koṭ-ai-
Meaning : jujube
Tamil : koṭṭaiy-ilantai
Tamil meaning : woody-fruited jujube, Zizyphus xylopyrus
Tamil derivates : koṇṭai jujube tree
Kannada : koṭṭa, koḍaci-giḍa, goḍaci-giḍa
Kannada meaning : Zizyphus xylopyrus Wild.
Tulu : koṭṭe-muḷḷu
Tulu meaning : Zizyphus xylopyrus Wild.
Number in DED : 2070
Total of 2 records

Search within this database
Select another database

Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov