தந்தை

TamilEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Dravidian *tan-tay (father) or Proto-Dravidian *tan-ṯi (father). Compare Malayalam തന്ത (tanta), Telugu తండ్రి (taṇḍri), Kannada ತಂದೆ (tande), Kui (India) [script needed] (tanji), Duruwa तेंद (tend).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t̪an̪d̪aɪ̯/, [t̪ən̪d̪əɪ̯]
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NounEdit

தந்தை (tantai)

  1. father
    Synonym: அப்பா (appā)

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