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Proto-South Dravidian : *tunǯ-/*tuj- (?)
Meaning : to sleep
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : tuñcu (tuñci-)
Tamil meaning : to sleep, doze, slumber, rest without work, be drowsy, sluggish, indolent, droop, die, perish, diminish, decrease, abide, stay, settle, hang (intr.)
Tamil derivates : tuñcin_ār the dead (euphemistically); tuyil (tuyilv-, tuyin_r_-) to sleep, abide, stay, set as the sun, die; n. sleep, dream, death, abiding, staying, cohabitation; tuyilvu, tuyir_ci sleep; tuyir_r_u (tuyir_r_i-) to put to sleep, cause to stay
Malayalam : tuñcuka
Malayalam meaning : to be entangled, sleep, die, remain as money in the pocket
Malayalam derivates : tuyil sleep; tuyiluka to sleep
Kannada : sundu
Kannada meaning : to lie down, repose, sleep, lie with; n. coition
Kannada derivates : susil sexual embrace
Proto-Nilgiri : ?
Number in DED : 3291

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