See also: പഴം and പുഴ

Malayalam edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Dravidian *puẓu. Cognate with Kannada ಹುಳು (huḷu), Kodava ಪುಳು (puḷu), Tamil புழு (puḻu), Telugu పురుగు (purugu), Tulu ಪುರಿ (puri) and Brahui پُو ().

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

പുഴു (puḻu)

  1. worm
  2. caterpillar
  3. maggot, larva
  4. long and tubular insect
    Synonyms: കൃമി (kr̥mi), കീടം (kīṭaṁ), ഞാഞ്ഞൂൽ (ñāññūl)