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Proto-South Dravidian : *kIḍ-a-
Meaning : to lie down
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kiṭa (-pp-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to lie, lie down (as in sleep, in inactivity), dwell, sleep, rest, be bedridden
Tamil derivates : kiṭakkai recumbent posture, bed; kiṭattal recumbent posture; kiṭattu (kiṭatti-) to place in a recumbent posture, lay to rest, stretch oneself on the ground; kiṭappu (kiṭappi-) to cause to lie down; n. resting, sleeping; kiṭai lying down
Malayalam : kiṭa
Malayalam meaning : layer, bank, mound, what lies or remains
Malayalam derivates : kiṭakka to lie, rest, dwell, be left; n. bed; kiṭattuka to lay down, put to sleep; kiṭappu lying, situation, remainder
Kannada : keḍe
Kannada meaning : to fall down, drop, sink; let fall, drop thoughtlessly (as words); n. act of thoughtlessly dropping words
Kannada derivates : keḍapu, keḍavu, keḍahu, keḍivu to make fall down, fell, throw to the ground, pull down (as a house); kaḍe to fall down, sink
Kodagu : kaḍake
Kodagu meaning : bed, including bedding
Tulu : keḍaguni
Tulu meaning : to fall or slip down
Number in DED : 1524

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