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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *kūr-
Meaning : friendship, love, affection
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : kūrimi
Dialectal forms (1) : kūrmi
Telugu (Krishnamurti) : kūr(u)cu "to be lovable, be coveted, be attached"
Number in DED : 1897
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *kūr-
Meaning : love, affection
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *kūr-
Proto-Telugu : *kūr-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *kūr-
Meaning : to love, covet
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kūr (-v-, -nt-)
Tamil meaning : to covet, hanker after
Malayalam : kūr_uka
Malayalam meaning : to love, mind
Malayalam derivates : kūr_, kūr_u love; kūr_r_ān friend, lover, protector
Kannada : kūr
Kannada meaning : to mind, be attached to, love
Kannada derivates : kūrpa, kūpa loving, beloved; lover, husband; kūrpu, kūrme love
Number in DED : 1897
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *q̇urV
Meaning: love
Altaic: *k`i̯uŕa ( ~ -u)
Kartvelian: *q̇war-
Dravidian: *kūr-
References: МССНЯ 347, ОСНЯ 3, 131-134; ND 1929 *q̇oRu 'to copulate', 1935 *q̇uyVrV 'to love, to covet' (? + Sem. *χayr- and dub. IE; with a lot of confusion).
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *k`i̯uŕa ( ~ -u)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to covet
Russian meaning: желать, вожделеть
Turkic: *Kɨŕ
Mongolian: *kuriča-
Tungus-Manchu: *xur-
Comments: ОСНЯ 3, 131-134 (Mong.-Tung.). A Western isogloss.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kɨŕ
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 expensive, miserly 2 to wish, envy, be miserly
Russian meaning: 1 дорогой, скупой 2 желать, завидовать, скупиться
Karakhanid: qɨz 1 (MK)
Tatar: qɨzɣan- 2
Middle Turkic: qɨz 1 (Ettuhf., AH)
Uzbek: qizɣan- 2
Uighur: qizɣan- 2
Oyrat: qɨsqan- 2
Chuvash: xǝrɣen- 2
Yakut: kɨsan- 'нуждаться, иметь надобность'
Kirghiz: qɨzɣan- 2
Kazakh: qɨzɣan- 2
Noghai: qɨzɣan- 2
Bashkir: qɨzɣan- 2
Karaim: qɨzɣan- 2
Karakalpak: qɨzɣan- 2
Kumyk: qɨzɣan- 2
Comments: VEWT 269, EDT 680, Лексика 339, ЭСТЯ 6, 248-249. The root is also attested as kɨrs in Tur. dialects, and as qɨrzan- in Tuva The verbal form *Kɨŕ-gan- is sometimes attested as qɨsɣan- due to a contamination with *Kɨs-ga- 'short, narrow' (v. sub *kíso).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kuriča-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to covet
Russian meaning: жаждать, вожделеть
Written Mongolian: quriča- (L 989)
Khalkha: xuŕca-
Buriat: xurisal 'lust'
Kalmuck: xöŕcǝ-
Ordos: xuračilči- 'coïter'
Comments: KW 193.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *xur-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to copulate (of deer) 2 to be jealous
Russian meaning: 1 спариваться (об оленях) 2 ревновать
Evenki: orgolī- 2; urī-n 'rival (in love)'
Even: ụrlị- 2
Negidal: ojalị- 2
Ulcha: χoralsị- 2
Orok: χụralị- 2, χorị- 1
Nanai: χoralsị- 2
Oroch: xorä 'one of two wives'
Comments: ТМС 1, 471; 2, 285.
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *q̇war-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: любить
English meaning: to love
Georgian: q̇var-
Megrel: 'or-
Svan: q̇ur- / q̇wir- 'copulate;
Laz: q̇or-, 'or-, ḳor-, ōr-
Notes and references: ЭСКЯ 210, EWK 411. В МССHЯ 347 сравнивается с драв. *kūr_- 'любить'.
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