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Proto-South Dravidian : *doḍal- (?)
Meaning : a k. of small tree
Kannada : doḍli
Kannada meaning : a large shrub or small tree, Atalantia monophylla
Tulu : doḍḍalè, doḍlè
Tulu meaning : wild orange [lime], Atalantia monophylla
Number in DED : 3493
Proto-South Dravidian : *doḍḍ-
Meaning : big, stout
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : toṭṭa
Tamil meaning : big
Malayalam : tuṭam
Malayalam meaning : stoutness, plumpness
Kannada : doḍḍa
Kannada meaning : big, large, stout, thick, great, extensive, spacious, respectable, eminent, important, chief, principal, loud
Kannada derivates : doḍḍatana greatness, etc.; doḍḍitu, doḍḍittu that is large, etc.
Tulu : doḍḍa
Tulu meaning : big
Tulu derivates : doḍḍastigè greatness, loftiness, riches, power, ostentation, pride
Proto-Nilgiri : *doḍ
Number in DED : 3491
Proto-South Dravidian : *doḍḍ-i
Meaning : garden; cowpen, fence
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : toṭṭi
Tamil meaning : fence, yard, pound, enclosure for selling timber or firewood, small village
Malayalam : toṭṭi
Malayalam meaning : long narrow garden, loft in a house
Malayalam derivates : doṭṭi cattle-pound
Kannada : toṭṭi
Kannada meaning : building with a square open court at the centre, the court itself
Kannada derivates : doḍḍi, daḍḍi cow-pen, cattle-pound, fold, stable
Kodagu : toḍia
Kodagu meaning : small garden adjoining a house
Tulu : duḍḍi
Tulu meaning : (DCV) cattle-pound
Proto-Nilgiri : *tod_- (?)
Notes : Forms with initial t- in all languages but Tam./Mal. should probably be considered borrowings from these two.
Number in DED : 3485
Proto-South Dravidian : *doḷ-
Meaning : loose; to tie loosely
Tamil : toḷukku (toḷukki-)
Tamil meaning : to tie loosely, wear or attach loosely (as clothes)
Tamil derivates : toḷukku-kkoṇṭai loosened coil of a woman's hair
Tulu : dolaŋkuni
Tulu meaning : to relax, loosen
Tulu derivates : doḷuŋkuni to be loose, lax; doḷaŋkụ, doḷuŋku loose, lax; looseness
Number in DED : 3529
Proto-South Dravidian : *domb- (?)
Meaning : mob, rabble
Kannada : dombi, dombe, ḍombi, ḍombu
Kannada meaning : crowd, mob, disorderly, riotous mob, fray, quarrel
Kannada derivates : dombigār_a man that belongs to a riotous mob, rioter
Tulu : dombi, ḍombi, ḍombe
Tulu meaning : mob, rattle, riot, uproar
Tulu derivates : dombigāre rioter, turbulent man
Notes : Dubious root; especially unclear the initial retroflex articulation in dialects.
Number in DED : 3510
Proto-South Dravidian : *domb- (?)
Meaning : lungs
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : domme
Kannada meaning : (Nanj.) lungs of cow
Kodagu : tombe
Kodagu meaning : (Shanmugam) lungs
Number in DED : 3515
Proto-South Dravidian : *doṇ-
Meaning : club, cudgel
Kannada : doṇṇe, ḍoṇṇe, ḍōṇi
Kannada meaning : cudgel, club
Kodagu : doṇṇe
Kodagu meaning : club
Tulu : doṇṇe, ḍoṇṇe
Tulu meaning : cudgel, club
Tulu derivates : doṇelụ club
Proto-Nilgiri : *doṇ
Number in DED : 3502
Proto-South Dravidian : *dond- (?)
Meaning : mass, crowd
Kannada : dondaḍi, dondaṇa, dondaṇi, donduḷi
Kannada meaning : mass, crowd, throng, squeeze, tumult, fray
Kannada derivates : dodde mass, heap, crowd
Number in DED : 3505
Proto-South Dravidian : *dond-i
Meaning : torch
Kannada : dondi, donde
Kannada meaning : bundle of sticks, grass, rags, etc., used as a torch
Tulu : dondi
Tulu meaning : small torch made of a rag
Number in DED : 3508
Proto-South Dravidian : *ḍop-ai
Meaning : leaf-cup
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : ḍoppe, doppe
Kannada meaning : cup or dish of leaves
Number in DED : 2986
Proto-South Dravidian : *dor-
Meaning : to come near; to resemble
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : doraku, dore
Kannada meaning : to come or draw near, be equal to, resemble, suit, fit, come about, appear, be obtained, gained or found, accrue
Kannada derivates : dorakisu to cause to obtain, acquire for oneself, obtain; dore coming near, resemblance, similarity, likeness, equality, adequacy, propriety
Tulu : dorakuni, doraŋkuni
Tulu meaning : to be got, obtained, procured, found
Tulu derivates : dorakāvuni to cause to obtain, procure
Miscellaneous : KOR (T) darkɨ to obtain
Number in DED : 3535
Proto-South Dravidian : *doẓ-i-
Meaning : to flow, spill
Tamil : toẓi (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to be spilt
Tulu : doriyuni
Tulu meaning : to flow, etc. (or with DEDR 2883)
Number in DED : 3523
Proto-South Dravidian : *dō- (?)
Meaning : to plunder, rob
Kannada : dōcu
Kannada meaning : to plunder, rob
Number in DED : 3541
Proto-South Dravidian : *dōc-ai
Meaning : rice-cake
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : tōcai
Tamil meaning : a kind of rice-cake
Malayalam : dōśa
Malayalam meaning : a cake baked on an iron plate
Kannada : dōse
Kannada meaning : a holed, i. e. spongy, cake of rice-flour, uddu, etc., baked on a potsherd or iron plate
Kodagu : dōse
Kodagu meaning : a flat rice-cake
Tulu : dōsè
Tulu meaning : a cake of rice-flour
Notes : Dubious root, as Malayalam d- is irregular.
Number in DED : 3542
Proto-South Dravidian : *dōg- (?)
Meaning : to crawl
Tulu : dōguni
Tulu meaning : to crawl on hands and knees, or in a sitting position
Tulu derivates : dōga crawling; dogguni to kneel
Number in DED : 3514
Proto-South Dravidian : *Dōm-ai
Meaning : mosquito
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : dōme
Kannada meaning : mosquito, gnat
Number in DED : 2991
Proto-South Dravidian : *dōnṭ-i
Meaning : a k. of hook or pole with hook
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : tōṭṭi
Tamil meaning : elephant hook or goad, hook, clasp, sharp weapon planted in the ground to keep off enemies
Malayalam : tōṭṭi
Malayalam meaning : hook for driving an elephant, hook for plucking fruit
Malayalam derivates : tōṭṭuka to pluck fruit with a tōṭṭi
Kannada : dōṭi, lōṭi
Kannada meaning : pole with a hook for plucking fruit, gathering flowers
Tulu : dōṇṭi
Tulu meaning : long pole with hook to pluck fruit
Number in DED : 3547
Proto-South Dravidian : *ḍō(ŋ)g-
Meaning : hole, to bore
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : ṭoŋku
Tamil meaning : hole or hollow in a tree or wall
Malayalam : tōkkuka
Malayalam meaning : to bore a hole into vessel or fruit containing a liquid
Kannada : ḍoge, doge
Kannada meaning : to make a hole (with the hand, a crow, the nails or claws)
Kannada derivates : ḍogar_u, ḍōr_u, dogar_u, dōr_u hollow, hole in a wall, in a tree, in the ground; dōkari instrument for grubbing up grass
Tulu : dōguni
Tulu meaning : to grub up grass
Number in DED : 2990
Proto-South Dravidian : *duḍ-
Meaning : to tremble, throb
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : tuṭi (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to quiver, tremble, throb, palpitate, be in great flurry or agitation, be eager, suffer acutely (hunger), be rude, mischievous, roguish, be fidgety, giddy, glitter; n. quivering, trepidation, speed, quickness, acuteness of intellect, cleverness, industry, superiority, strength
Tamil derivates : tuṭituṭi (-pp-, -tt-) to be in a great flurry, fret and fume; tuṭippu flurry, diligence, trembling, palpitation, pride, arrogance, anger, whirl (as of a whip); tuṭiyan_ man of irritable temper, wicked mischievous person; tuṭukku insolence, surliness, wickedness, mischief, quickness, expedition, activity
Malayalam : tuṭikka
Malayalam meaning : to throb, quiver, splash violently
Kannada : duḍi
Kannada meaning : to throb and pain as a boil
Kannada derivates : duḍita throbbing (of boil); duḍuku to act rashly, without deliberation, impudently, violently, profligately or wickedly; n. rashness, insolence
Tulu : duḍuku, duḍukutana
Tulu meaning : hurry, rashness, violence, injustice, pride
Tulu derivates : duḍukuni to be rash or hasty, be violent, haughty; duṇipuni to struggle, strive, flutter, flap the wings in agitation as a bird, bustle, be in a hurry; duṇipelụ struggling, striving, fluttering, bustling; duṇipele bustler, busybody
Number in DED : 3294
Proto-South Dravidian : *duḍ-
Meaning : [expr.] drum
Tamil : tuṭi
Tamil meaning : a small drum shaped like an hour-glass; drummer
Tamil derivates : tuṭiyan_ drummer; tuṭumai a kind of drum
Malayalam : tuṭi
Malayalam meaning : a small drum shaped like an hour-glass
Kannada : tuḍubu
Kannada meaning : a kind of drum
Kannada derivates : (Hav.) duḍi drum
Kodagu : duḍi
Kodagu meaning : drum
Tulu : diḍumbu
Tulu meaning : a big drum
Tulu derivates : (B-K) duḍi Ādi Drāviḍa's long drum
Number in DED : 3297
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