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Proto-South Dravidian : *med-i-
Meaning : to tread on, step
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : miti (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to tread on, tread down, trample on, insult, dishonour, rush or dash against, attack as the door of a fort; n. treading, tread, step in a tank or well, treadle of a weaver's loom, food trampled and formed into a ball, walking, gait
Tamil derivates : mitiyal treading; (Koll.) meti to step on
Malayalam : meti
Malayalam meaning : treading on, treading out grain
Malayalam derivates : metikka to tread as loam, trample, thresh; metiyuka to be bruised; (Tiyya) motikkuva to trample
Kannada : midi
Kannada meaning : to pound, kill, destroy, rub, grind, triturate
Kannada derivates : midisu, middisu to cause to pound, have pounded
Kodagu : mey- (meyv-, meynĖƒj-)
Kodagu meaning : (paddy) becomes well pounded or cleaned
Kodagu derivates : (meyp-, meyc-) to pound (paddy)
Tulu : medipuni, medupuni, medpuni
Tulu meaning : to clean by pounding as rice; full, mill
Number in DED : 4861

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