Telugu

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to తక్కువ (takkuva​, less), Tamil தாழ் (tāḻ, to fall low).[1]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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తగ్గు (taggu? (plural తగ్గులు)

  1. decrease

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Verb

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తగ్గు (taggu) (causal తగ్గించు)

  1. to decrease, become less, to be diminished or reduced, lessen
    Antonym: ఎక్కు (ekku)

References

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  1. ^ Burrow, T., Emeneau, M. B. (1984) chapter 3178, in A Dravidian etymological dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 276.