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Proto-South Dravidian : *vanḍ-
Meaning : shameless, rude; obscene
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : vaṇṭu
Tamil meaning : low, mean conduct
Tamil derivates : vaṇṭan_ wicked person; vaṇṭattan_am wickedness, lewdness; vaṇṭai that which is corrupt or vulgar
Kannada : baṇḍu
Kannada meaning : shamelessness, lewdness, disgrace
Kannada derivates : baṇḍa a shameless, dishonourable, lewd, profligate man; baṇḍaga, baṇḍatana, baṇḍutana shamelessness, profligacy
Kodagu : baṇḍë
Kodagu meaning : shameless man
Kodagu derivates : fem. baṇḍati; baṇḍatana shamelessness
Tulu : baṇḍu, bhaṇḍụ, (B-K only baṇḍụ)
Tulu meaning : obscenity, rudeness
Tulu derivates : bhaṇḍa obscene, impudent; baṇḍe, bhaṇḍe a lewd man, an indecent man
Proto-Nilgiri : *vanḍ
Number in DED : 3902

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