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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *va(j)-
Meaning : desire, longing
Proto-South Dravidian: *vaj-
Proto-Telugu : *vā(ŋ)-
dravet-meaning,dravet-sdr,dravet-tel,

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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *vaj-
Meaning : desire
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : vayam
Tamil meaning : desire
Tamil derivates : vayā̆vu, vayā desire, great desire, love, affection, morbid longings of pregnant women; vayāvu (vayāvi-) to desire
Kannada : bayake, bay(i)ke, bavake
Kannada meaning : longing, wish, desire, hope; desired object
Kannada derivates : bagasu, bayasu, bayisu, bavasu to desire, wish, long for; bayasuvike desiring, etc.; bākuḷi excessive desire; an inordinately desirous, covetous person
Kodagu : bay- (bayp-, bayc-)
Kodagu meaning : (stomach) hungers
Tulu : bayakuni, bayasuni
Tulu meaning : to long for, desire eagerly
Tulu derivates : bayakè desire, esp. the longing occasioned by pregnancy; bagāsuni to desire; bajāṇyuni to long, wish, be greedy
Number in DED : 5257
sdret-meaning,sdret-prnum,sdret-tam,sdret-tammean,sdret-tamder,sdret-kan,sdret-kanmean,sdret-kander,sdret-kod,sdret-kodmean,sdret-tul,sdret-tulmean,sdret-tulder,sdret-dednum,

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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *vā(ŋ)-
Meaning : to feel a strong desire for anything after long want or privation, long
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : vā̃cu
Telugu (Krishnamurti) : vācu
Additional forms : Also [1] vā̃piri, [2] vā̃pu longing or desiring eagerly after long privation; vēviḷḷu (pl.) longing of a pregnant woman for particular things, with vomiting and other signs of pregnancy
Number in DED : 5257
telet-meaning,telet-prnum,telet-tel_1,telet-tel_kr,telet-addition,telet-dednum,

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