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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *avúẓ-
Meaning : to become loose, unfastened
Proto-South Dravidian: *avuẓ-
Proto-Telugu : *avul-
Notes : Inlaut *-v- is primary in this root despite DED (Tamil aviṛ hardly < *agiṛ, whereas in Kannada and Telugu such developments are common). Etymology unclear; maybe a connection can be seen with *aví- "to press, subdue, diminish'? // Present in 2/6 branches.

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