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Proto-South Dravidian : *cūl-
Meaning : pregnant
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : cūl (cūlv-, cūn_r_-)
Tamil meaning : to become pregnant; n. conception, pregnancy, egg, wateriness of clouds
Tamil derivates : cūli pregnant woman; cavul pregnancy of cows, mares, etc.
Malayalam : cūl
Malayalam meaning : pregnancy
Kannada : cūl, sūl
Kannada meaning : pregnancy
Kannada derivates : (?) -cal, in: coccal first pregnancy
Tulu : sūlagitti
Tulu meaning : midwife
Notes : Kannada cūl is presumably borrowed from Telugu.
Number in DED : 2733

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