This Proto-Dravidian entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Dravidian Edit

Pronoun Edit


  1. 1SG plural inclusive pronoun; we

Descendants Edit

  • South Dravidian
    • Old Kannada: ನಾವ್ (nāv)
      • Kannada: ನಾವು (nāvu)
    • Tamil: நாம் (nām)
    • Malayalam: നാം (nāṁ)
    • Tulu: ನಮ (nama​)
  • Central Dravidian

References Edit

  1. ^ Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju (2003) The Dravidian Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys), Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 531.