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Proto-South Dravidian : *el-i
Meaning : rat
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eli
Tamil meaning : rat, bandicoot
Malayalam : eli
Malayalam meaning : rat
Kannada : eli, ili
Kannada meaning : rat, mouse
Kodagu : eli
Kodagu meaning : rat
Tulu : eli, ili
Tulu meaning : rat
Proto-Nilgiri : *elĭ
Number in DED : 0833
Proto-South Dravidian : *el-i
Meaning : liquor
Tamil : eli, ēlu
Tamil meaning : liquor
Malayalam : eli
Malayalam meaning : liquor
Number in DED : 0834
Proto-South Dravidian : *eḷ-i-
Meaning : small, weak, mean, poor
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eḷimai, eḷumai
Tamil meaning : despicableness, lowness of rank, circumstances, or character, poverty, weakness, depression of spirit
Tamil derivates : eḷi (-pp-, -tt-) to cry down, disparage; eḷiñar the poor; eḷitaravu humility, poverty; eḷiyavan_, eḷiyan_ poor man, man of low caste; eḷḷu (eḷḷi-) to ignore, disregard, ridicule; eḷku (eḷki-) to despise, slight; eṇmai lowness of rank or condition; iḷamai inferiority, baseness; iḷappam id., meanness, flimsiness
Malayalam : eḷi
Malayalam meaning : to be light, slight
Malayalam derivates : iḷappam slightness, worthlessness; iḷama inferiority, lowliness
Kannada : iḷi
Kannada meaning : (PBh.) to become sapless or weak
Kannada derivates : iḷisu to make less or low
Tulu : elli, ellya
Tulu meaning : small, inferior, mean
Number in DED : 0856
Proto-South Dravidian : *ell-
Meaning : tomorrow
Tulu : elle
Tulu meaning : tomorrow
Tulu derivates : ellañji day after tomorrow
Number in DED : 0845
Proto-South Dravidian : *ell-ai
Meaning : limit, boundary
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : ellai
Tamil meaning : limit, border, boundary, measure, goal, extremity
Malayalam : ella
Malayalam meaning : limit
Malayalam derivates : eluka limit, border, boundary
Kannada : elle
Kannada meaning : limit, boundary
Proto-Nilgiri : *el-ĭ
Number in DED : 0846
Proto-South Dravidian : *el-[mb-]
Meaning : bone
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : elumpu, en_pu
Tamil meaning : bone
Tamil derivates : er_pu-ccaṭṭakam body (lit. cage made of bones)
Malayalam : ellu, elumpu, eluŋku, eluvu, elpu
Malayalam meaning : bone
Kannada : elu, eluvu, elubu, iluvu, emike, emake, (PBh.) elvu
Kannada meaning : bone
Kannada derivates : (Hav.) elugu bone
Kodagu : elɨmbɨ
Kodagu meaning : bone
Tulu : elu
Tulu meaning : bone
Proto-Nilgiri : *elb
Miscellaneous : KOR (M) elkaḷɨ, (T.) elkade bone
Number in DED : 0839
Proto-South Dravidian : *elminc- (?)
Meaning : lime, lemon
Tamil : elumiccai, elumiccaŋ kāy
Tamil meaning : sour lime, Citrus medica acida
Malayalam : elumicca
Malayalam meaning : lemon tree
Malayalam derivates : ilumpicci, irimpicci, irumpicci lime
Kannada : ilimiñci
Kannada meaning : lemon
Proto-Nilgiri : *elmicǐ
Number in DED : 0836
Proto-South Dravidian : *eṇ-
Meaning : to think; to count
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eṇ
Tamil meaning : thought, intention, deliberation, esteem, calculation, mathematics, number
Tamil derivates : eṇṇu (eṇṇi-) to think, consider, determine, esteem, conjecture, count, reckon, compute, set a price upon; eṇṇam thought, idea, respect, deliberation, anxiety, mathematics; eṇṇar, eṇṇalar mathematicians; eṇṇal intention, counting, deliberation; eṇṇikkai numbering, esteem, reverence; ēṇi number; ēṭal meaning, intention, thought
Malayalam : eṇ
Malayalam meaning : number, thought
Malayalam derivates : eṇṇam number, counting; eṇṇuka to count, number, esteem, relate; eṇṇikka to get counted, account for; n. counting
Kannada : eṇike, eṇṇike
Kannada meaning : counting, number, thinking, observation
Kannada derivates : eṇisu, eṇasu, eṇusu, eṇṇisu to add together, enumerate, count, estimate, appreciate, consider, think, plan, compare; eṇṇu to count, think
Kodagu : ëṇṇ- (ëṇṇi-)
Kodagu meaning : to say, tell
Tulu : eṇṇuni
Tulu meaning : to count, think, presume, expect
Tulu derivates : eṇṇige, eṇike, eṇe, eṇke calculation, estimation
Proto-Nilgiri : *eṇ-
Number in DED : 0793
Proto-South Dravidian : *e[n]d-
Meaning : to dance
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Nilgiri : *el[ä]
Number in DED : 0895
Proto-South Dravidian : *eṇk- (?)
Meaning : bear
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eṇku, elu, uḷiyam
Tamil meaning : a bear
Tamil derivates : iḷai Indian black bear
Malayalam : uḷiyam
Malayalam meaning : a bear
Notes : Two different roots?
Number in DED : 0857
Proto-South Dravidian : *enr_-
Meaning : sun
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : en_r_u
Tamil meaning : sun
Tamil derivates : en_r_ ūẓ sunshine, sun, summer
Proto-Nilgiri : *er_
Number in DED : 0869
Proto-South Dravidian : *enṭ-
Meaning : eight
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eṭṭu
Tamil meaning : eight
Tamil derivates : eṇ-patu eighty; eṇ-ṇūr_u 800; eṇṇ-eṭṭu eight eights (64); eṇmar, eṇvar eight persons; evv-eṭṭu eight each
Malayalam : eṭṭu
Malayalam meaning : eight
Malayalam derivates : eṇ-patu eighty; eṇ-ṇūr_u 800; eṇmar eight persons
Kannada : eṇṭu
Kannada meaning : eight
Kannada derivates : eṇbar eight persons; eṇ-pattu, em-battu eighty
Kodagu : ëṭṭɨ
Kodagu meaning : eight
Kodagu derivates : ëṭṭane eighth; ëm-badɨ eighty; ëṭ-nūrɨ 800
Tulu : eṇma, eṇụma
Tulu meaning : eight
Tulu derivates : eṇpa eighty
Proto-Nilgiri : *eṭ
Number in DED : 0784
Proto-South Dravidian : *eŋ-c-
Meaning : remainder, leftovers
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eccam
Tamil meaning : remainder, remains of food, spittle, whatever has come in contact with the mouth (as defiling), dung of birds, lizards, etc.; deficiency, defect
Tamil derivates : eccil saliva, spittle, anything defiled by contact with the mouth, anything defiled, refuse of food, leavings, excretions from the body (as faeces, urine, semen), leavings of sacrificial oblation made of pounded rice; eccilār persons defiled by contact with eccil, low-caste people, untouchables; eccu defect; eñcu (eñci-) to remain, be left behind, survive, lack, be deficient, be spoiled, marred, transgress; eñcal defect, blemish, extinction; eñcalār strangers; eñcali (-pp-, -tt-) to bring discredit upon, cause degradation, cause discomfiture
Malayalam : eccil, iccil
Malayalam meaning : remains and refuse of victuals
Malayalam derivates : ecci remains of victuals; eccam excrements of lizards, flies; eñcuka to become surplus
Kannada : eñjal
Kannada meaning : that which in eating is left on the plates, sticks to the mouth or hands, or falls to the ground, that of which a piece is bitten off, i. e. all food or drink which has somehow come in contact with the mouth or hands of the eater and therefore is regarded as impure
Kannada derivates : eñjalisu to defile; (Hal.) nɛñjǝla spittle, food or drink which has come in contact with the mouth and is regarded as impure
Kodagu : ecci
Kodagu meaning : scraps of food that fall to the floor during meal
Proto-Nilgiri : *ecĭl
Number in DED : 0780
Proto-South Dravidian : *er-
Meaning : dark-brown colour; blood
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eruvai
Tamil meaning : blood, (?) copper
Kannada : ere
Kannada meaning : a dark-red or dark-brown colour, a dark or dusky colour
Kannada derivates : (Badaga) erande sp. fruit, red in colour
Number in DED : 0817
Proto-South Dravidian : *er-i-
Meaning : to burn
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eri (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to burn, blaze, shine, (sore or fever) burns, suffer a painful emotion
Tamil derivates : (-pp-, -tt-) to burn, consume by fire, scorch in flame; n. fire, flame, brightness; ericcal burning, heating, burning sensation, pungency, anger, jealousy; erippu burning, pungency, envy; eriyal burning, shining; that which is burnt, as charred food at the bottom of a vessel in cooking; (PR) eriyam phosphorus; erivu burning, heat, anger, jealousy
Malayalam : eri
Malayalam meaning : heat, burning, pungency
Malayalam derivates : eriyuka to burn, be consumed; erivu pungency, zeal; ericcal burning, smarting of eyes, mouth, etc.; erikka to kindle fire, burn (tr.); erippu flame, torch; eruvu pungency
Kodagu : eri- (erip-, eric-)
Kodagu meaning : (mouth) has burning or astringent sensation
Kodagu derivates : erivɨ burning or astringent sensation in mouth
Tulu : eriyuni
Tulu meaning : to glare, be hot
Tulu derivates : caus. eriyāvuni; eri the glare or heat of fire
Proto-Nilgiri : *erǝ-
Number in DED : 0811
Proto-South Dravidian : *erim-ai
Meaning : female buffalo
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : erumai
Tamil meaning : female buffalo
Malayalam : erima, eruma
Malayalam meaning : female buffalo
Kannada : emme, (PBh.) erme
Kannada meaning : female buffalo
Kodagu : emme
Kodagu meaning : female buffalo
Tulu : erme
Tulu meaning : female buffalo
Proto-Nilgiri : *irm
Number in DED : 0816
Proto-South Dravidian : *erk-
Meaning : swallow-wort (a k. of plant)
Tamil : erukku
Tamil meaning : Calotropis gigantea
Malayalam : erikku
Malayalam meaning : Calotropis gigantea
Kannada : ekke, ekka, erke, yakka
Kannada meaning : gigantic swallow-wort or manure-leaf, C. gigantea R. Br.
Tulu : ekkamalè, ekkamālè, ekkamè
Tulu meaning : swallow-wort, C. gigantea
Number in DED : 0814
Proto-South Dravidian : *er-u-
Meaning : manure; to defecate
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : eruku (eruki-)
Tamil meaning : to have loose motions (said of castle)
Tamil derivates : eru manure, excrement
Malayalam : eru
Malayalam meaning : manure
Malayalam derivates : erukuka to discharge dung
Kannada : erubu, ēru
Kannada meaning : dung
Kannada derivates : eraṇa dung of a calf; ekku to have frequent evacuations, purge
Number in DED : 0813
Proto-South Dravidian : *erud-
Meaning : bull
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : erutu
Tamil meaning : bull, ox, steer
Malayalam : erutu
Malayalam meaning : bullock, ox, chiefly as a beast of burden
Kannada : ettu, eddu
Kannada meaning : ox, bullock
Kannada derivates : eẓtu bull, ox
Kodagu : ëttɨ
Kodagu meaning : bull, bullock
Tulu : eru
Tulu meaning : (B-K.) ox; male buffalo
Proto-Nilgiri : *ert
Number in DED : 0815
Proto-South Dravidian : *er-uk-
Meaning : to cut, hew
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : erukku (erukki-)
Tamil meaning : to cut, hew, strike (as a bush), beat (as a drum), kill, destroy
Number in DED : 0824
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