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Proto-South Dravidian : *piṇ-
Meaning : to link, entwine
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : piṇai (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to entwine (intr.), unite, copulate; tie, fasten, clasp each other's hands as in dancing
Tamil derivates : (-pp-, -tt-) to link, unite, tie, fasten, clasp hands; n. being knit together, joint in planks, tie, flower garden; bail, security, pledge, consent; piṇaiccu copulation; piṇaiyal joining together, flower garland, hinge, copulation; piṇi (-pp-, -tt-) to tie, fetter, link, win over; n. fastening, bond, attachment, plait; piṇippu binding, tie, attachment; piṇaŋku (piṇaŋki-) to be linked together, intertwined, be at variance; piṇakku (piṇakki-) to fasten, intertwine; piṇakkam, piṇakku twisting, interlacing, disagreement
Malayalam : piṇa
Malayalam meaning : tying, yoke, being involved, bail, surety, coupling
Malayalam derivates : piṇayuka to be entangled, sufferings to alight on one; piṇaccal yoking, entanglement; piṇekka to tie together, yoke, ensnare; piṇaŋŋuka to be entangled, quarrel, fight; piṇakkuka to entangle, set at variance; piṇakkam, piṇakku confusion, quarrel, fight
Kannada : peṇe
Kannada meaning : to unite or tie different things together, intertwine, twist, plait, braid; be joined, unite, be intertwined, get entangled; n. an entwined state, union, company
Kannada derivates : peṇagu, peṇasu to wrangle, quarrel, fight; peṇasu union, embrace; piṇil braid of hair; peẓaku quarrel, wrangle, fight
Proto-Nilgiri : *piṇ-
Number in DED : 4160

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