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Proto-South Dravidian : *Kan-
Meaning : sugar-cane
Tamil : kan_n_al
Tamil meaning : sugar-cane, sugar
Malayalam : kannal
Malayalam meaning : sugar-cane, sugar
Tulu : ganna, (B-K.) kanno
Tulu meaning : sugarcane
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaln
Number in DED : 1414
Proto-South Dravidian : *kan-ai-
Meaning : to sound; to neigh
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kan_ai (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to sound (as a drum), bellow, neigh
Tamil derivates : (-v-, -nt-) to sound (as a drum); n. sound, roar, resonance; kan_aippu sound, roar, neighing, bellowing
Malayalam : kanekka
Malayalam meaning : to sound, low as oxen
Malayalam derivates : kaneppu lowing
Kannada : kene
Kannada meaning : to neigh (Burrow from Mod. Ka. text)
Kannada derivates : gane to emit a loud sound, roar
Kodagu : kene
Kodagu meaning : act of bellowing
Proto-Nilgiri : *kanä-
Number in DED : 1409
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇav-
Meaning : mountain pass
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kaṇavāy
Tamil meaning : mountain pass, ravine
Malayalam : kaṇavā
Malayalam meaning : mountain, ghat, ravine
Kannada : kaṇame, kaṇave, kaṇime, kaṇive
Kannada meaning : narrow pass between two mountains, gap
Kodagu : kaṇuveN
Kodagu meaning : the plains (? passes, ravines) to the east of Coorg
Tulu : kaṇime
Tulu meaning : defile or pass
Number in DED : 1163
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇ-āḍi
Meaning : mirror
Tamil : kaṇṇāṭi, kaṇṇaṭi
Tamil meaning : mirror of metal or glass, glass things, spectacles (< kaṇ eye + āṭi mirror, crystal)
Malayalam : kaṇṇāṭi
Malayalam meaning : mirror, glass
Malayalam derivates : kaṇṇaṭa spectacles
Kannada : kannaḍi, kanaḍi
Kannada meaning : mirror, pane of glass, lens of spectacles, pair of spectacles
Kannada derivates : kanaḍaka pair of spectacles; kannaḍisu to mirror, appear
Kodagu : kannaḍi
Kodagu meaning : glass, mirror
Tulu : kaṇṇaḍi, kannaḍi
Tulu meaning : glass, mirror, pair of spectacles
Tulu derivates : kannaḍaka pair of spectacles, eye-glass
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaṇaḍ-ĭ
Number in DED : 1182
Proto-South Dravidian : *kanḍ-
Meaning : flesh, piece of flesh
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : kaṇḍa
Kannada meaning : flesh, meat
Kodagu : kaṇḍa
Kodagu meaning : piece or lump of meat
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaṇḍ-
Number in DED : 1175
Proto-South Dravidian : *kanḍ-
Meaning : ball of thread
Tamil : kaṇṭu
Tamil meaning : ball of thread
Kannada : kaṇḍu, kaṇḍike, kaṇṭike
Kannada meaning : ball of thread
Proto-Nilgiri : *ka[n]ḍ-ĭ
Number in DED : 1177
Proto-South Dravidian : *kand-
Meaning : tribute, tax
Tamil : kantāyam
Tamil meaning : instalment, assessment, revenue money paid in a lump or in instalments; astrological period of four months
Malayalam : kantāyam
Malayalam meaning : tax, land-tax, ground-rent
Malayalam derivates : kandāyam (d, not t) term for paying taxes; space of four months
Kannada : kanta, kantu
Kannada meaning : instalment, fixed term of payment
Kannada derivates : kandāya tribute, tax; space of four months (in astrology)
Tulu : kandāya
Tulu meaning : assessment, tax; space of four months
Tulu derivates : (B-K.) kantụ instalment; kandāyo tax
Proto-Nilgiri : *kand-
Number in DED : 1209
Proto-South Dravidian : *kand-
Meaning : ditch
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tulu : kandụka, kandaka
Tulu meaning : ditch, trench
Number in DED : 1214
Proto-South Dravidian : *kanḍ-/*gaḍḍ-
Meaning : bulbous root
Tamil : kaṇṭal
Tamil meaning : mangrove, Rhizophora mucronata; dichotomous mangrove, Kandelia rheedii
Malayalam : kaṇṭa
Malayalam meaning : bulbous root as of lotus, plantain; point where branches and bunches grow out of the stem of a palm
Malayalam derivates : kaṇṭal what is bulb-like, half-ripe jackfruit and other green fruits; Rhizophora candel
Kannada : gaḍḍe, geḍḍe
Kannada meaning : any bulbous root, esp. that of the lotus
Kannada derivates : (Gowda) gEṇḍE bulbous root
Kodagu : kaṇḍe
Kodagu meaning : root-stock from which small roots grow
Kodagu derivates : ilāti kaṇḍe sweet potato (ilāti England)
Tulu : kaṇḍe, gaḍḍè
Tulu meaning : a bulbous root
Tulu derivates : kāṇḍelụ a kind of tree growing near salt water
Number in DED : 1171
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇ-i
Meaning : snare, knot, tie
Tamil : kaṇṇi
Tamil meaning : snare, noose, net, knot, tie
Malayalam : kaṇi
Malayalam meaning : snare, gin
Malayalam derivates : kaṇikka to lay a snare; kaṇṇi link of a chain, mesh of a net; keṇi snare, trap, stratagem; keṇikka to entrap
Kannada : kaṇi
Kannada meaning : knot, tie
Kannada derivates : kaṇaya, kaṇe the knot which fastens a garment round the loins; (Hav.) keṇi trick
Kodagu : këṇi
Kodagu meaning : bird-trap (bent sapling and noose with bait); trickiness, cunning
Kodagu derivates : këṇi- (këṇiv-, këṇiñj-) to get stuck, caught; (këṇip-, këṇic-) to entangle, get into trouble (tr.)
Tulu : keṇi
Tulu meaning : stratagem
Tulu derivates : kiṇi wit, cunning
Number in DED : 1183
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇ-i
Meaning : wreath; rope
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kaṇṇi
Tamil meaning : wreath, garland, neckrope for bullock, rope
Tamil derivates : kaṇṇu (kaṇṇi-) to be attached to, be fastened to
Kannada : kaṇṇi
Kannada meaning : rope, cord, neckrope
Tulu : kaṇṇi
Tulu meaning : ? fibre
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaṇ-ĭ
Number in DED : 1184
Proto-South Dravidian : *kan-i-
Meaning : to be ripe; to be soft
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kan_i (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to ripen, be overripe, melt, grow tender, become soft (as the heart by affection, love, devotion)
Tamil derivates : (-pp-, -tt-) to melt, soften; n. ripeness, ripe fruit; kan_ivu ripeness, love, compassion; kan_ikaram affection, love; kan_ukku (kan_ukki-) to cause to grow mellow by heat
Malayalam : kani
Malayalam meaning : ripe fruit
Malayalam derivates : kaniyuka to be ripe, become mellow, compassionate; kanivu tenderness, pity, kindness; kanikaram love, kindness; kanikkuka to melt, soften
Kannada : kani
Kannada meaning : pity, kindness
Kannada derivates : kanikara compassion
Tulu : kanikara
Tulu meaning : compassion
Number in DED : 1408
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇik-
Meaning : stick; stalk
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : kaṇike, kaṇuku
Kannada meaning : stalk of the great millet when deprived of its ear
Kannada derivates : kaṇḍike a stalk or stem
Tulu : kaṇakụ
Tulu meaning : fuel, firewood
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaṇk
Number in DED : 1165
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaṇ-nīr-
Meaning : tears
Tamil : kaṇ ṇīr
Tamil meaning : tears
Malayalam : kaṇ ṇīr
Malayalam meaning : tears
Kannada : kaṇ ṇīr
Kannada meaning : tears
Tulu : kaṇṇụ nīr
Tulu meaning : tears
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaṇ-nīr
Number in DED : 1159
Proto-South Dravidian : *kanr_-
Meaning : to be scorched
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kan_r_u (kan_r_i-)
Tamil meaning : to be scorched, sunburnt, melt (as the heart), become sore (as by a blow, as the feet with walking, as the hands with first using a tool), fade, become pale (as from exhaustion)
Tamil derivates : kan_r_in_a-kāyam livid mark, contused wound; kan_r_al id.; sign of anger; kantuḷ charcoal
Malayalam : kannuka
Malayalam meaning : to be scorched
Kannada : kandu
Kannada meaning : to be scorched by the sun (said of the face) or by the fire, be charred, lose one's lustre, colour, or freshness, fade, wither, wane; n. discoloration by scorching, dark hue, want of lustre, stain, lowness of spirits
Kodagu : kandi
Kodagu meaning : mark of a blow, bruise
Tulu : kanduni
Tulu meaning : to fade, wither, be wan, become dull or dim, be vexed
Tulu derivates : kandụ dull, faded, inferior
Number in DED : 1410
Proto-South Dravidian : *kanr_-
Meaning : calf
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kan_r_u
Tamil meaning : calf, colt, young of various animals, sapling, young tree
Tamil derivates : kar_r_-ā cow with a young calf
Malayalam : kannu (obl. kar_r_u-)
Malayalam meaning : young of cattle (esp. buffalo calf), young plaintain trees around the mother plant
Malayalam derivates : kar_r_a boy, calf
Kannada : kar_u, kar_a, kar_uvu
Kannada meaning : calf
Kannada derivates : kanda young child; kandu calf, young plantain trees around the mother plant; foetus of beasts (? or with DEDR 1279); kanti, kandi, kandu a cow that has calved
Tulu : kañji
Tulu meaning : calf
Tulu derivates : kandambi excrement of a new-born child, calf, etc.
Proto-Nilgiri : *kanr_
Number in DED : 1411
Proto-South Dravidian : *kant-
Meaning : to sink
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : kantu
Kannada meaning : to set (as the sun)
Kannada derivates : kantisu to extinguish, as a lamp
Tulu : kantuni
Tulu meaning : to sink, set (as the sun)
Tulu derivates : kantelụ sinking; kantụ, kanta depth, precipice; deep, precipitous; kantanè bent downward, inclined
Miscellaneous : KOR (O) kantappa prostrate; kantɨ depth; kantri to immerse
Number in DED : 1211
Proto-South Dravidian : *ka(n)ǯ-
Meaning : barley
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaǯ
Number in DED : 1106
Proto-South Dravidian : *Kanǯ-i
Meaning : rice-water
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kañci
Tamil meaning : rice-water, water poured off rice, starch
Malayalam : kaññi
Malayalam meaning : rice-gruel, starch
Kannada : gañji
Kannada meaning : rice-gruel, starch
Kodagu : kañji
Kodagu meaning : rice-gruel, porridge
Tulu : gañji
Tulu meaning : gruel, rice-water, starch, porridge
Proto-Nilgiri : *kaǯ
Number in DED : 1107
Proto-South Dravidian : *kaŋk-
Meaning : an ear of maize
Kannada : kaŋki, kaŋku
Kannada meaning : an ear of jōḷa or sejje, the grains of which have been removed
Number in DED : 1084
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