द्राविड

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Dravidian, specifically Old Tamil origin.[1] More at Dravidians. According to Bhadriraju Krishnamurti (2003), a Sanskritization of Pali damiḷa, related to Tamil தமிழ் (tamiḻ); see there for more.

AdjectiveEdit

द्राविड (drāviḍa)

  1. Dravidian

NounEdit

द्राविड (drāviḍam

  1. the Dravidian people

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shulman, David (1992). Tamil. Harvard University Press. pp. 5.