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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *par-
Meaning : rough
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : paru
Tamil meaning : coarse, rough
Tamil derivates : parukkan_, parumai roughness, coarseness, grossness
Malayalam : parukku
Malayalam meaning : rough surface
Malayalam derivates : (Tiyya) parukkuva to make rough; parupara roughly, harshly; paruparukka to be rough, harsh; paruparuppu roughness, harshness
Kannada : parige, parparike, papparike
Kannada meaning : roughness (of surface), harshness, rough manners
Notes : External data show SDR p- to be secondary. Maybe the forms were heavily influenced by or directly borrowed from Sanskrit parus̀£a-.
Number in DED : 3973

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