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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *kas-ǝmb-
Meaning : to break rules
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : kacp- (kacpy-) "to be exposed to pollution (funeral, disease), have forbidden sexual intercourse"
Toda : kasp- (kaspy-) "to break rules of the sacred dairies"
Additional forms : Also Kota kacpl pollution caused by having sexual intercourse on day of god-ceremony; Toda kaspɨl transgression of dairy rules
Notes : Although there is no reliable external data to confirm the suffixal -mb-, it seems to be the only possibility to account for -p- in both languages.
Number in DED : 1088

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