ಹುಬ್ಬು

Kannada edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Kannada ಪುರ್ಬು (purbu), from Old Kannada ಪುರ್ವು (purvu), from Proto-South Dravidian *puruvu, borrowed from Sanskrit भ्रुवौ (bhruvau), dual of भ्रू (bhrū, eyebrow).[1] Cognate with Tamil புருவம் (puruvam), Malayalam പുരികം (purikaṁ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ಹುಬ್ಬು (hubbu)

  1. eyebrow

References edit

  1. ^ Aiyar, R. Swaminatha (1975) Dravidian Theories, Motilal Banarsidass, page 296