Tamil edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Dravidian *puẓu (worm). Cognate with Malayalam പുഴു (puḻu), Irula புகு (puku), Telugu పురుగు (purugu), Old Kannada ಪುೞು (puḻu), (whence Kannada ಹುಳು (huḷu)), Brahui پُو ().

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pʊɻʊ/, [pʊɻɯ]
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Noun edit

புழு (puḻu)

  1. worm

References edit

  • University of Madras (1924–1936) “புழு”, in Tamil Lexicon, Madras [Chennai]: Diocesan Press