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Proto-South Dravidian : *aẓ[u]nd-
Meaning : to be pressed or immersed (as cloth)
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : aẓuttu (aẓutti-)
Tamil meaning : to press down, press hard, make firm, compact, insist on, plunge, immerse; n. pressure, imprint
Tamil derivates : aẓuttam hardness (as of wood), closeness of texture as of cloth, durability, emphasis, profoundness in one's mental application; aẓuntu (aẓunti-) to become pressed, be impressed, become firm, compact, persist, be immersed
Malayalam : aẓuttu
Malayalam meaning : strong texture, pregnant speech, full of dregs
Malayalam derivates : aẓuttuka to fix, set; aẓuntuka to be immersed, plunge, sink
Kannada : aẓdu, addu, ajju, eddu
Kannada meaning : to immerse, dip, dye; sink in a fluid
Kannada derivates : addayisu to immerse, put into; addike, adduge immersion
Tulu : arduni
Tulu meaning : to wash or bleach clothes
Proto-Nilgiri : *aǯ- (?)
Notes : Kota aj- is a good match semantically, but unclear phonetically (a unique case of the development *-ẓ[u]t- > -j- in this language). The stem formally looks like a complex one, with the suffix *-nd-, but the simple root is not attested.
Number in DED : 0285

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