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Proto-South Dravidian : *kīr_-
Meaning : to cry
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kir_āvu (kir_āvi-)
Tamil meaning : to cry (as a peacock)
Tamil derivates : kir_ākir_āv-en_al onom. expr. signifying calling repeatedly, crying sound as of a peacock
Kannada : kir_acu, kir_icu, kir_ucu, kircu
Kannada meaning : to cry, shout, scream
Kannada derivates : kir_acuvike crying, etc.; kir_uguṭṭu, kirguṭṭu to cry, scream; kīr_u, cīr_, cīr_u to scream, cry out; gīr_u, cīr_u, jīr_u screaming, shrilling, buzzing
Tulu : kīrottuni
Tulu meaning : to roar, as an elephant
Proto-Nilgiri : *kir_-
Number in DED : 1590
Proto-South Dravidian : *kīr_-
Meaning : to slit, tear
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kīr_u (kīr_i-)
Tamil meaning : to slit, tear, rend, cut, gash, slice; n. gash, cut, slice, piece
Tamil derivates : kīr_al tearing; kīr_r_u slice, piece; kīl (kīlv-, kīn_r_-) to rend (tr.), tear
Malayalam : kīr_u
Malayalam meaning : rag, shred
Malayalam derivates : kīr_uka to be slit, torn; tear, rend; kīr_al a tear; kīr_r_u fragment, piece; kīntuka to slice, cleave; kīntal a slice, piece
Kannada : kītu
Kannada meaning : piece, slice (of fruits and flesh)
Kodagu : kīr- (kīri-)
Kodagu meaning : to tear (intr.)
Kodagu derivates : kīt- (kīti-) id. (tr.); gīr- (gīri-) to make gash; kītɨ torn piece (paper, cloth)
Tulu : kīruni
Tulu meaning : to split
Tulu derivates : kīrụ split, rift; kītụ part, bit, splinter
Proto-Nilgiri : *kīr_-
Number in DED : 1624
Proto-South Dravidian : *kīs-
Meaning : to scrape
Tamil : cīy (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to cut with adze, cut down
Kannada : kīsu
Kannada meaning : to make thin, scrape, furbish or polish; n. scraping, scratching
Kannada derivates : kīs-uḷi a small chisel; (Hav.) gīsuḷi chisel
Tulu : kīsuḷi, gīsuḷi
Tulu meaning : a carpenter's plane
Tulu derivates : gīsuni to pare, strip off, shave, scrape
Proto-Nilgiri : *kīc-
Number in DED : 1612
Proto-South Dravidian : *kīẓ-
Meaning : old
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kiẓam, kiẓaṭu
Tamil meaning : old age; aged person, animal, or thing (contemptuous)
Tamil derivates : kiẓamai, kiẓavu old age; kiẓavan_, kiẓavōn_ old man; fem. kiẓavi; kiẓatan_ old fellow (used in contempt); fem. kiẓaṭi
Malayalam : kiẓavan
Malayalam meaning : old man
Malayalam derivates : fem. kiẓavi, kiẓatti
Kannada : keẓava, keẓiva
Kannada meaning : old man
Tulu : kīrụ
Tulu meaning : ancient, old
Number in DED : 1579
Proto-South Dravidian : *kīẓ
Meaning : below; down
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kīẓ
Tamil meaning : place or space below, underneath, bottom, east, former time, inferiority; adv. down
Tamil derivates : kīẓmai abasement, humility; kīẓvu place below; kīẓatu that which is under or below; kīẓōr persons inferior in status; kīẓ-āṇṭai-ccikai arrears of former years (cf. DEDR 5153); kīṇar mean, low, vulgar people; kiẓakku east, bottom, low place, lowness
Malayalam : kīẓ, kiẓu
Malayalam meaning : place below; under, down; what is former
Malayalam derivates : kīẓ-āṇṭu last year; kīẓma inferiority; kiẓakku the lowland of the Tamil country, east; kiẓakkan man from the east; kiẓiyuka to descend, be low, degraded; kiẓikka to make to descend, humble
Kannada : kīẓ, kīẓa, kiẓ
Kannada meaning : state of being low, below, under, down, base, meanness; a low, inferior, base, or mean man
Kannada derivates : kīẓatana lowness, inferiority; kiẓgu, kirgu to be low, be dwarfish; keḷagu state of being under, etc.; lower side, bottom; under, down; state of being previous; (PBh.) keẓage below, under
Kodagu : kɨ̄-
Kodagu meaning : lower, below
Kodagu derivates : kɨ̄ḷɨ lower, below; kɨ̄da place below, down; kɨ̄ḷ-āṇḍɨ last year
Tulu : kīḷụ
Tulu meaning : base, low, mean
Tulu derivates : kīḍụ inferior; kīṭake, kīṭage a base or rude fellow; kīlmēlụ inferior and superior; upside-down
Proto-Nilgiri : *kī-
Number in DED : 1619
Proto-South Dravidian : *kobbar-ai
Meaning : dried coconut kernel, copra
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kopparai, koppari
Tamil meaning : dried coconut kernel, copra
Malayalam : koppara
Malayalam meaning : dried coconut kernel, copra
Kannada : kobbari, kobari
Kannada meaning : dried coconut kernel, copra
Tulu : koppara, koppari, kobbari, kobari
Tulu meaning : dried coconut kernel, copra
Number in DED : 2105
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḍ-
Meaning : point, peak
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koṭi
Tamil meaning : banner, flag, streamer
Tamil derivates : kōṭu summit of a hill, peak, mountain; kōṭai mountain; kōṭar peak, summit of a tower; kuvaṭu mountain, hill, peak; kuṭumi summit of a mountain, top of a building, crown of the head, bird's crest, tuft of hair (esp. of men), crown, projecting corners on which a door swings
Malayalam : koṭi
Malayalam meaning : top, extremity, flag, banner, sprout
Malayalam derivates : kōṭu end; kuvaṭu hill, mountain-top; kuṭuma, kuṭumma narrow point, bird's crest, pivot of door used as hinge, lock of hair worn as caste distinction; koṭṭu head of a bone
Kannada : kuḍi
Kannada meaning : pointed end, point, extreme tip of a creeper, sprout, end, top, flag, banner
Kannada derivates : guḍi point, flag, banner; kuḍilu sprout, shoot; kōḍu a point, the peak or top of a hill; koṭṭu a point, nipple, crest, gold ornament worn by women in their plaited hair; koṭṭa state of being extreme; koṭṭa-kone the extreme point; (Hav.) koḍi sprout
Kodagu : koḍi
Kodagu meaning : top (of mountain, tree, rock, table), rim of pit or tank, flag
Tulu : koḍi
Tulu meaning : point, end, extremity, sprout, flag
Tulu derivates : koḍipuni to bud, germinate; (B-K) koḍipu, koḍipelụ a sprout; koḍirè the top-leaf; koṭṭu cock's comb, peacock's tuft
Proto-Nilgiri : *koṬ-
Number in DED : 2049
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḍ-
Meaning : to give (to 3rd person)
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koṭu (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to give (to 3rd person; Tolk. Coll. 30), bring forth, allow
Tamil derivates : koṭuppu giving; koṭai giving away as a gift; koṭaimai munificence; koṭaiyōn_ munificent person
Malayalam : koṭukka
Malayalam meaning : to give (to 3rd person)
Malayalam derivates : koṭuppikka to cause to give
Kannada : koḍu, kuḍu (koṭṭ-)
Kannada meaning : to give, allow, emit (as a sound)
Kannada derivates : kōḍu, koḍu, koḍuvike, koḍuha giving; koḍage, koḍige gift, grant; koḍisu, kuḍisu to cause to give; koḍisuvike causing to give
Kodagu : koḍɨ- (koḍɨp-, koḍɨt-)
Kodagu meaning : to give to 3rd person
Tulu : korpini
Tulu meaning : to give
Tulu derivates : korpāvuni to cause to give, give through another; korpāṭa giving; (B-K) koru, koḷu to give, grant
Proto-Nilgiri : *koḍ-
Number in DED : 2053
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḍ-
Meaning : curved
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koṭu
Tamil meaning : curved, bent, crooked
Tamil derivates : koṭumai crookedness, obliquity; koṭukki hooked bar for fastening doors, clasp of an ornament; koṭuŋ-kāy cucumber; koṭuŋ-kai folded arm; koṭu-maram bow; koṭu-vāy curved or bent edge (as of billhook); koṭu-vāḷ pruning knife, billhook, sickle, battle-axe; kuṭa curved, bent; kuṭakkam bend, curve, crookedness; kuṭakki that which is crooked; kuṭakkiyan_ humpback; kuṭaŋku (kuṭaŋki-) to bend (intr.); kuṭaŋkai palm of hand; kuṭantai curve; kuṭavu (kuṭavi-) to be crooked, bent, curved; n. bend, curve; kuṭā bend, curve; kōṭu (kōṭi-) to bend, be crooked, go astray, be biased; n. crookedness, obliquity; kōṭal bending, curving; kōṭi bend, curve; kōṭṭam bend, curve, warp, partiality, crookedness (as of mind); kōṭṭu (kōṭṭi-) to bend (tr.); ṭoŋku crookedness
Malayalam : koṭuŋ-kai
Malayalam meaning : bent arm
Malayalam derivates : koṭu-vāḷ hatchet, large splitting knife; kōṭuka to be crooked, twisted, awry, warp (of wood); kōṭṭuka to bend (tr.); kōṭṭam crookedness, distortion; kōṭṭal what is crooked, turn, way of escape
Kannada : kuḍu, kuḍa, kuḍi
Kannada meaning : state of being crooked, bent, hooked, or tortuous
Kannada derivates : ḍoŋku to bend, be crooked; ḍoŋku, ḍoŋka state of being bent, curved, crooked; crookedness, a bend, a curve
Kodagu : koṭṭɨ katti
Kodagu meaning : billhook
Tulu : guḍke
Tulu meaning : a crooked man
Tulu derivates : ḍoŋkụ, ḍoŋku crookedness; crooked, curved, perverse; ḍoŋkelụ crookedness; (B-K) daŋgāvu to bend, incline
Proto-Nilgiri : *koḍ-
Number in DED : 2054
Proto-South Dravidian : *kod-i-
Meaning : to boil
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koti (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to boil, bubble up from heat, effervesce, be heated (as the body, ground, etc.), be enraged, be offended, burn with desire; n. bubbling up (as of boiling water or oil), heat (as of fire, weather, etc.), fever, rage, grief, desire
Tamil derivates : koti-koti- to bubble up (as boiling rice); kotippu, kotiyal boiling, bubbling up, heat, fever, rage, grief; kotiyan_ one who hankers after food; kutampu (kutampi-) to boil up, bubble up (as boiling water), get angry; kutukutu (-pp-, -tt-) to desire eagerly; kutukutuppu eagerness, desire
Malayalam : koti
Malayalam meaning : eagerness, greediness
Malayalam derivates : kotikka to be greedy, envious, covet; kotiyan glutton
Kannada : kudi
Kannada meaning : to boil, bubble up, boil up, suffer pain or vexation in the mind; n. boiling, etc., grief
Kannada derivates : kudisu, kudiyisu, kudasu to boil (tr.); kudige, kudiha boiling, etc.; kutakuta, kotakota the noise of boiling water; kudakal, kudapal state of being (partially) boiled; (K2) kuduguḷi glutton, greedy person; (Hav.) kodi to boil; desire to eat; n. boiling; kodippāṭu greedy
Kodagu : kodi- (kodip-, kodic-)
Kodagu meaning : to boil (intr.) with bubbling noise, feel love for, kiss, feel concerned for; kodi love, desire
Tulu : kodipuni, kodiyuni
Tulu meaning : to boil (intr.), seethe
Tulu derivates : kodipāvuni to cause to boil; kodipelụ, kodupelụ act of boiling; kodi greediness, eagerness; kudipuni, kudyuni to repent, regret; kudipēvuni to be desiring, wishing, be anxious
Proto-Nilgiri : *kodĭ-
Number in DED : 2084
Proto-South Dravidian : *koj-
Meaning : to reap
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koy (-v-, -t-)
Tamil meaning : to pluck (as flowers), cut, reap, shear (as hair), snip off, choose, select
Tamil derivates : kuyam sickle, reaping-hook, curved knife, razor; kuvil reaping, cutting
Malayalam : koyka
Malayalam meaning : to cut, reap, crop, mow
Malayalam derivates : koyyal, koyttu reaping; koyil the hire of a fruit-gatherer
Kannada : koy (koyd-, kōd-), kuy
Kannada meaning : to cut, saw, crop, reap, pluck (as fruit); n. cutting, etc.
Kannada derivates : koyilu, kuyilu cutting, reaping, plucking; koyita, koyikatana, kuyyuvike cutting; koyika man who cuts; fem. koyke; koyki woman whose (ears, etc.) have been cut
Kodagu : koy- (koyyuv-, kojj-)
Kodagu meaning : to pluck, harvest
Tulu : koipini, koyipini, koyyuni
Tulu meaning : to cut, reap, mow
Tulu derivates : koyilụ, koilụ reaping, harvest, a small paddy field; koyyelụ harvest
Proto-Nilgiri : *koj-
Number in DED : 2119
Proto-South Dravidian : *kok-
Meaning : beak
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Malayalam : kokku
Malayalam meaning : long beak, bill
Kannada : kokku
Kannada meaning : beak, bill
Kodagu : kokkɨ
Kodagu meaning : beak
Tulu : kokku, kokkāyi, kōkāyi
Tulu meaning : bill, beak
Number in DED : 2034
Proto-South Dravidian : *kol-
Meaning : to kill
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kol (kolv-, kon_r_-)
Tamil meaning : to kill, murder, destroy, ruin, fell, reap (as the heads of grain), afflict, tease; n. act of killing, affliction
Tamil derivates : kolli that which kills; kolai killing, murder, vexation, teasing; kolaiñan_, kolainan_, kolaivan_ murderer, hunter
Malayalam : kolluka
Malayalam meaning : to kill, murder
Malayalam derivates : kollikka to make to kill; kolli killing; kula killing, murder
Kannada : kol, kolu, kollu (kond-)
Kannada meaning : to kill, murder
Kannada derivates : kolisu, kollisu, kolsu to cause to kill; kole killing, murder, slaughter; kolega murderer; kolluvike killing; kuli a killer
Kodagu : koll- (kolluv-, kond-)
Kodagu meaning : to kill
Tulu : kolè
Tulu meaning : murder
Proto-Nilgiri : *kol- (?)
Miscellaneous : KOR (M) koru, (T) kori, (O) korru to kill
Number in DED : 2132
Proto-South Dravidian : *kol-
Meaning : ironwork, smithying
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kol
Tamil meaning : working in iron, blacksmith
Tamil derivates : kollan_ blacksmith
Malayalam : kollan
Malayalam meaning : blacksmith, artificer
Kannada : kolime, kolume, kulame, kulime, kulume, kulme
Kannada meaning : firepit, furnace
Kannada derivates : (Bell.; U.P.U.) konimi blacksmith; (Gowda) kɔlla id.
Kodagu : kollë
Kodagu meaning : blacksmith
Proto-Nilgiri : *kolēl
Number in DED : 2133
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḷ-
Meaning : to seize, get, acquire; to buy
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koḷ (koḷv-, koṇṭ-)
Tamil meaning : to seize, receive, buy, acquire, marry, abduct, contain, learn, think, regard, esteem; aux. with refl. meaning
Tamil derivates : koḷkai taking, accepting, opinion, doctrine; koḷvōn_ buyer, student; koḷḷunar buyers, learners; koḷḷai robbery, plunder; koḷuttu (koḷutti-) to cause to hold, apply, explain, teach; n. clasp of a jewel, joint of the body; koḷuvu (koḷuvi-) to cause to hold, clasp, buckle up, hook on; koḷuvi, koḷukki hook, clasp; koḷai hold as of a string in a bow, determination; koṭpu intention, idea; koṇṭal receiving, taking; koṇṭi getting possession of, theft, plunder; corner pin of a door on which it swings, clamp, cleat of a doorlock, the pin that holds the share to the plough; koṇṭ-āṭu to enjoy a person's society, praise, appreciate, celebrate (as a festival), solemnize; koṇā- to bring, take, fetch, conduct; kōḷ taking, receiving, accepting, holding, opinion, tenet, decision; kōḷi receiver; kōṭal taking, buying, taking lessons, thinking; kolu royal presence, durbar, presence of the deity in a temple; decorations in a Hindu house at the Navarātri festival (< Te.)
Malayalam : koḷka (koṇṭ-; imper. kō)
Malayalam meaning : to hold, contain, receive, acquire, marry; aux. with refl. meaning
Malayalam derivates : koḷḷikka to make to hold or receive; koḷuttuka to make to hold, hook, clasp, fasten a rope to a load; koḷuttu what holds, hook, link, stitch; koḷḷa, koṇṭi plunder; koṇṭ-āṭuka to be interested, celebrate, praise; kōḷ holding, taking, purchase; kolu service, king's presence; magnificence, prosperity (cf. Ta. kolu)
Kannada : koḷ, koḷu, koḷḷu (koṇḍ-; present relative ppl. komba; medieval and mod. imper. kō)
Kannada meaning : to seize, take away, take, accept, obtain, buy, undertake; aux. with refl. meaning
Kannada derivates : koḷ, koḷuha, koḷḷuvike seizing, preying, taking; koḷi holding, seizure; koḷisu, koḷḷisu to cause to seize, etc.; koḷisuvike causing to seize, etc.; koḷḷe pillage, plunder; koḷike, kolike, kulike a clasp, hook; koṇḍi hook projecting from a wall, semicircular link of a padlock; koṇḍāḍu to lay hold of one mentally and speak, praise, respect highly; kōḷ seizure, pillage, plunder
Kodagu : koḷḷ- (kovv-, koṇḍ-)
Kodagu meaning : to take
Kodagu derivates : koḷɨt- (koḷɨti-) to fasten (rope on horn, loop on shoulder); koṇḍa- (koṇḍap-, kōnd-), (Mercara dialect) kōnda- (kōndap-, kōnd-) to bring
Tulu : koṇuni (koṇḍ-)
Tulu meaning : to take, hold, keep; aux. with refl. meaning
Tulu derivates : kolikè a clasp, hook and eye; kolavè, kolāyi, koltaḷè, koltilè, koltulè a clasp; koṇḍi hook, staple that holds the latch of a door, clasp of a bracelet; koṇḍ-āḍuni to praise, applaud, glorify
Proto-Nilgiri : *koḷ-
Number in DED : 2151
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḷ-
Meaning : to hurt, hit, kill
Tamil : koḷ (koḷv-, koṇṭ-)
Tamil meaning : to strike, hurt
Tamil derivates : kōḷ killing, murder
Malayalam : koḷka (koṇṭ-)
Malayalam meaning : to hit, take effect, come in contact
Malayalam derivates : koḷḷikka to hit; kōḷ hitting, wound, damage
Tulu : koṇpini
Tulu meaning : to hit
Tulu derivates : koḷpuni, kolpuni to come into collision
Proto-Nilgiri : *koḷ-
Number in DED : 2152
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḷ
Meaning : horse gram
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koḷ
Tamil meaning : horse gram, Dolichos uniflorus
Malayalam : koḷḷu
Malayalam meaning : horse gram, Glycine tomentosa
Tulu : kuḍụ
Tulu meaning : horse gram
Miscellaneous : KOR (M) koṇṇe dried plants of horse gram
Number in DED : 2153
Proto-South Dravidian : *koḷ-
Meaning : to kindle; firebrand
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : koḷḷi
Tamil meaning : firebrand, fire, quicktongued person
Tamil derivates : koḷuttu (koḷutti-) to kindle, set on fire, ignite; burn (intr.); koḷuntu (koḷunti-), koẓuntu (koẓunti-) to burn, be kindled; koḷuvu (koḷuvi-) to kindle (as fire)
Malayalam : koḷḷi
Malayalam meaning : firebrand, firewood
Malayalam derivates : koḷuttuka to set on fire, light, kindle
Kannada : koḷḷi, koḷḷe
Kannada meaning : firebrand
Tulu : kolli, koḷḷi
Tulu meaning : firebrand
Proto-Nilgiri : *koḷĭ
Number in DED : 2158
Proto-South Dravidian : *kol-i
Meaning : valley, bay
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Malayalam : kolli
Malayalam meaning : valley, corner
Kannada : kolli, kolle
Kannada meaning : a bend, corner, gulf, bay
Kodagu : kolli
Kodagu meaning : small stream with rocky bed
Tulu : kolli
Tulu meaning : a bay
Number in DED : 2137
Proto-South Dravidian : *kom-ai
Meaning : a k. of bag or basket
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kommai
Tamil meaning : clothes-basket
Malayalam : komma
Malayalam meaning : a little bag of straw or cloth, purse
Kannada : komme
Kannada meaning : corn-bin
Kodagu : komme
Kodagu meaning : basket for storing things
Number in DED : 2117
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