द्रविड़

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit द्रविड (draviḍa), hypercorrected from a Prakrit दमिळ (damiḷa), दमेळ (dameḷa), etc. mostly likely from Old Tamil 𑀢𑀫𑀺𑀵𑁆 (tamiḻ) or another Dravidian language.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪ɾə.ʋɪɽ/

NounEdit

द्रविड़ (draviṛm or f by sense

  1. Dravidian person

DeclensionEdit

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Proper nounEdit

द्रविड़ (draviṛm

  1. South India

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

द्रविड़ (draviṛ) (indeclinable)

  1. Dravidian

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