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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *aḷ-
Meaning : to shake (body), wag
Tamil : aḷḷai
Tamil meaning : side of the body
Kannada : aḷ, aḷḷu
Kannada meaning : shaking, rising, and falling with alternate motions, heaving of the aḷḷe's
Kannada derivates : aḷḷe that portion of the abdomen of man which is immediately below the costal margin, is regarded as a very tender spot, and heaves in quick breathing; the weak spot, tenderness, weakness; the flank of an animal; (Hav.) aḷañcu to agitate (liquid)
Tulu : aḷaṇṭuni
Tulu meaning : to shake, move
Tulu derivates : aḷḷè, allè the side, groin, hip
Proto-Nilgiri : *aḷ-
Number in DED : 0294

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