އަތްތިލަ

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Dhivehi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

އަތް(at̊) + ⁧ތިލަ(tila). From Sanskrit हस्ततल (hastatala). Compare Sinhalese අත්තල (attala)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aʔ.t̪i.la/, [ät̪.t̪i.lä]
  • Hyphenation: ⁧އަތް‧ތި‧ލަ

Noun[edit]

އަތްތިލަ (at̊tila) (plural ⁧އަތްތިލަތައް(at̊tilatak̊))

  1. (anatomy) flat or palm of the hand

References[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “އަތްތިލަ”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, page 10