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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *ajjā
Meaning : exclamation
Tamil : aiya
Tamil meaning : excl. of wonder; excl. of pity, concern
Tamil derivates : aiyakō excl. of pity, sorrow; ai wonder, astonishment; aiy-en_al uttering ai expressive of wonder, of distress or mental suffering, of assent; aiyaiyō excl. of pity or grief; aiyō excl. of wonder; excl. of pity, concern; excl. of poignant grief
Malayalam : ayyā
Malayalam meaning : interj. of derision
Malayalam derivates : ayyō, ayyayyō interj. of pain, grief
Kannada : ayyō, ayyayyō, ayyayyē
Kannada meaning : interj. expr. grief; interj. expr. astonishment; interj. expr. compassion
Tulu : ayyō, ayyayyō
Tulu meaning : interj. of grief, annoyance, pain
Proto-Nilgiri : *ajā
Notes : Expressive interjection, for some reason grouped together with *ajja- 'father' in DEDR.
Number in DED : 0196

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