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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *amai-
Meaning : to be calm, settled
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *amai- ~ *amar-
Notes : A rather local SDR root but certainly quite "Dravidian" in form. Burrow & Emeneau compare it with *am- 'to be pressed down, crushed' (> 'to settle'), but I would rather opt for homonymity here (occasional semantic contamination with *amai- 'to fit together' is also possible). As always it is possible to derive *ama-r- from *amai-r-. // Present in 1/6 branches.

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