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Proto-South Dravidian : *mādaḷ-
Meaning : lemon
Tamil : mātaḷai, mātuḷai, mātuḷam
Tamil meaning : citron lemon
Malayalam : mātaḷam
Malayalam meaning : Citrus medica
Kannada : mādala, mādā̆ḷa, mādi
Kannada meaning : Citrus medica
Tulu : mādala, māpala
Tulu meaning : Citrus medica
Tulu derivates : mādara-phala a large kind of citron
Proto-Nilgiri : *mādaḷ-
Number in DED : 4808
Proto-South Dravidian : *mādaḷ-
Meaning : pomegranate
Tamil : mātaḷai, mātuḷai, mātuḷam
Tamil meaning : pomegranate
Malayalam : mātaḷam
Malayalam meaning : pomegranate
Number in DED : 4809
Proto-South Dravidian : *māḍ-am
Meaning : storied house
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māṭam
Tamil meaning : storied house, house, mansion, hall, hut
Tamil derivates : māṭi terrace; māḷikai palace, temple, mansion, house
Malayalam : māṭam
Malayalam meaning : house with an upper story
Malayalam derivates : māḷika an upper story; palace
Kannada : māḍa, māṭa, māḷa, māḷige
Kannada meaning : a large building, upstair house
Kannada derivates : māḍi upstair house, palace
Kodagu : māḍi
Kodagu meaning : upper story
Tulu : māḍụ
Tulu meaning : roof
Tulu derivates : māḍa shrine of a demon; māḷigè an upper story, a terraced roof; (B-K) māḷo a pandal-like erection with a platform to keep night-watch, usually in gardens and fields
Notes : The forms with -ḷ- are probably influenced by Indo-Arian forms (see B&E).
Number in DED : 4796
Proto-South Dravidian : *mādig- (?)
Meaning : cobbler
Kannada : mādiga
Kannada meaning : cobbler, chuckler, outcaste
Tulu : mādige
Tulu meaning : cobbler, chuckler, outcaste
Number in DED : 4810
Proto-South Dravidian : *mā-g-
Meaning : to ripen
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : māgu
Kannada meaning : to ripen fully as fruit, grow mature or seasoned as a medicine or snuff
Kannada derivates : māgisu to cause to ripen as fruit
Tulu : māguni
Tulu meaning : to ripen
Number in DED : 4789
Proto-South Dravidian : *māg-
Meaning : net
Tamil : mākular, mākulavar
Tamil meaning : hunters, savages
Tamil derivates : māku a net
Kannada : māvuliga
Kannada meaning : man who uses nets for catching deer, etc.
Number in DED : 4790
Proto-South Dravidian : *māj-
Meaning : to hide
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māy (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to hide, vanish, perish, be annihilated, terminated, die, become lustreless as the setting sun, forget
Tamil derivates : (-pp-, -tt-) to hide, kill, destroy, put an end to; māyccal, māyppu, māyvu death, hiding, vanishing; māccal dying; great suffering; laziness, sloth
Malayalam : māyuka
Malayalam meaning : to grow dim, vanish
Malayalam derivates : māccal vanishing, being blotted out, forgetfulness; māykka to efface, destroy
Kannada : māy
Kannada meaning : to be hidden, disappear, pass away
Kannada derivates : māyisu to cause to disappear; māya disappearance, vanishing; māju to cause to grow dim, cause to disappear, hide, conceal; n. hiding, dissimulation, deceit, fraud; māñju to conceal, suppress the truth; māñjisu to cause to grow dim or disappear
Kodagu : māyaN
Kodagu meaning : disappearance
Tulu : māyuni
Tulu meaning : to be extinguished, put out, evaporate as vapour or fumes, fall off of corn, etc., from being overripe
Tulu derivates : māya disappearance; māyaka, māyika vanishing, fleeting, passing away, disappearing; mājuni to wear away, become dim, be effaced, vanish; mājāvuni to hide, conceal, erase, wipe out, efface; māŋguni to disappear, vanish
Proto-Nilgiri : *mānǯ-
Number in DED : 4814
Proto-South Dravidian : *māj-
Meaning : to be healed
Kannada : māy
Kannada meaning : to be healed, cured
Number in DED : 4815
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl-
Meaning : confused; intoxication; toddy
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māl (mālv-, mān_r_-)
Tamil meaning : to be confused, perturbed; n. illusion, delusion, aberration of mind, dullness, stupor, confusion, desire, love, lust
Tamil derivates : māli toddy; mān_r_ār those who are confused in mind; mān_r_al bewilderment; mān_ (mān_v-, mān_r_-) to be doubtful, be confused
Malayalam : māl
Malayalam meaning : infatuation, confusion, grief, sickness of mind
Malayalam derivates : (DCV) mālu toddy
Notes : Tamil mān_ by analogy with the past stem.
Number in DED : 4822
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl-
Meaning : a k. of net (coir)
Tamil : māl
Tamil meaning : a kind of net
Malayalam : māl
Malayalam meaning : a kind of net for carrying fruits, fishing, etc.
Malayalam derivates : māli a coir net
Number in DED : 4823
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl-
Meaning : low (esp. of caste)
Tamil : mālar
Tamil meaning : children born of a Brahman mother and a Śūdra father; hunters, savages, outcastes
Kannada : māla
Kannada meaning : low, base; n. of a barbarous tribe
Number in DED : 4824
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl-
Meaning : to bend, lean, incline
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māl, mālpu
Tamil meaning : bamboo ladder
Kannada : mālu
Kannada meaning : to bend
Kannada derivates : māla, mālu sloping, slanting, slope, descent; mālisu to look obliquely, turn the eye and cast a look from the corner, bend to one side (as a post, etc.), behold for a long time
Tulu : māluni
Tulu meaning : to lean, incline, reel, stagger, totter
Tulu derivates : mālāvuni to make lean or incline, cause to lean; malave man with squint eyes; maleyuni, malevuni to frown, scowl, stare
Proto-Nilgiri : *mal-
Number in DED : 4825
Proto-South Dravidian : *māḷ-
Meaning : to die, perish; to cease
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māḷ (māḷv-, māṇṭ-)
Tamil meaning : to die, perish, be exhausted, expended or finished
Tamil derivates : māṭṭu (māṭṭi-) to kill, destroy, remove, cause to disappear; māṇṭār the dead; maṭku (maṭki-) to be dim, deprived of lustre, glory, or brilliance, lose strength, be destroyed
Kannada : māṇ
Kannada meaning : to stop, cease, subside, be laid aside, be got rid of, be checked or repressed, desist from, cease from, give over
Kannada derivates : māḷ to cease, etc.
Tulu : māṇāvuni, mānāvuni
Tulu meaning : to lessen, decrease, abate
Notes : Kannada and Tulu forms are derived by analogy with the past stem (*mānḍ-).
Number in DED : 4831
Proto-South Dravidian : *māḷ-
Meaning : hole (of rats, snakes, etc.)
Malayalam : māḷam
Malayalam meaning : hole in earth, wood, of snakes, scorpions, etc.
Kannada : māḷi (Jēnu Kuruba dial., LSB 4.12)
Kannada meaning : rat's hole
Kodagu : māḷi
Kodagu meaning : long hole (e. g. of rat or jackal)
Miscellaneous : KOR (O) mōla rat's hole
Number in DED : 4832
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl- (?)
Meaning : youthful friendship
Tamil : mālimi
Tamil meaning : youthful friendship
Number in DED : 4826
Proto-South Dravidian : *māl-ai
Meaning : garland, wreath
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : mālai
Tamil meaning : garland, wreath, necklace, anything strung together, line, row
Tamil derivates : malai (-v-, -nt-), milai (-v-, -nt-) to wear, put on (as a garland)
Malayalam : māla
Malayalam meaning : garland, wreath, necklace, dewlap
Kannada : māle
Kannada meaning : wreath, garland, necklace, row, line, series (one of the tatsamas)
Kodagu : māle
Kodagu meaning : necklace, dewlap, jungle cock's ruff of neck-feathers
Tulu : mālè
Tulu meaning : garland, wreath, necklace
Number in DED : 4827
Proto-South Dravidian : *mām-
Meaning : mother's brother
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māman_, māmā
Tamil meaning : mother's brother, maternal uncle, father-in-law, father's sister's husband, a term used by Pariah women in addressing their husbands
Tamil derivates : māmakan_ maternal uncle; māman_ār father-in-law, wife's or husband's father; māmān_ id., maternal uncle; māmi maternal uncle's wife, mother-in-law, wife's or husband's mother, father's sister
Malayalam : māman
Malayalam meaning : mother's brother
Kannada : māma
Kannada meaning : uncle
Kannada derivates : māva mother's brother; spouse's father
Kodagu : māvëN
Kodagu meaning : = Ta. māman_
Kodagu derivates : māviN = Ta. māmi
Tulu : māme
Tulu meaning : mother's brother
Tulu derivates : māmi paternal aunt, mother-in-law, wife of a maternal uncle; māve father-in-law
Proto-Nilgiri : *mām-
Notes : Expressive.
Number in DED : 4813
Proto-South Dravidian : *māṇ-
Meaning : excellent; glorious
Tamil : māṇ (māṇp-, māṇṭ-)
Tamil meaning : to become excellent, glorious, be good, worthy, be full, abundant, be great; n. greatness, glory, splendour, excellence, dignity
Tamil derivates : māṇṭal being great, being worthy; māṇṭavar, māṇṭār the illustrious, the great; māṇpu honour, dignity, beauty, greatness, excellence, goodness; māṇam greatness, excellence; māṇal id., goodness; māṇi beauty; māṭci glory, greatness, magnificence, splendour, majesty, clearness, clarity, beauty, nature; māṭcimai glory, greatness, etc.
Malayalam : māṇpu
Malayalam meaning : glory, beauty
Notes : Cf. *māṇ- 'to heal'. Same root?
Number in DED : 4803
Proto-South Dravidian : *māṇ-
Meaning : to heal
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : māṇ
Kannada meaning : to heal, be healed or cured
Number in DED : 4804
Proto-South Dravidian : *mānd-
Meaning : to stop; to cease
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : māntu (mānti-)
Tamil meaning : to be ruined, perish, die, be extinct
Kannada : māndu
Kannada meaning : to stop, cease; stop, ward off, check
Kannada derivates : māndisu to cause to stop or cease; māndaḍe that which does not stop, cease, etc.
Number in DED : 4811
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