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Proto-South Dravidian : *edir
Meaning : opposite
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : etir
Tamil meaning : that which is opposite, over against, in front, before; obstacle, that which is contrary, adverse, hostile; adv. in front
Tamil derivates : (-v-, -nt-) to happen, befall, come to pass in future, precede, be opposed, be at variance; oppose, confront, meet; (-pp-, -tt-) to meet face to face, encounter, oppose, withstand, prevent, hinder; etirntōr adversaries, combatants; etirmai happening in future; etirvu meeting, confronting, happening; etiri enemy
Malayalam : etir
Malayalam meaning : opposite, adverse
Malayalam derivates : etirkka to attack, face, resist; etirppu opposition, what crosses one's way, bad omen
Kannada : idir, idaru, iduru, edaru, edir, edur
Kannada meaning : that which is opposite, the front, in front, that which is hostile, opposition
Kannada derivates : idircu, idirisu, edarisu, edirisu, edurisu to face (generally in a hostile manner), oppose, withstand, come into hostile contact; edarāyisu, edirāyisu, edurāyisu to oppose, contradict
Kodagu : edike
Kodagu meaning : in front
Tulu : edụrụ, eduru
Tulu meaning : the front, that which is opposite, presence
Proto-Nilgiri : *edir
Number in DED : 0795

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