அகம்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Tamil அகத்தான் (akattāṉ, one who is in, householder), Tamil ஓர்-அகத்தி, ஓர்-அகத்தாள் (ōr-akatti, ōr-akattāḷ, husband's brother's wife [i.e. she who is in one and the same house with oneself.). Cognate with Malayalam ഇല് (il, House, place.)


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Noun[edit]

அகம் (agam)

  1. akam (a genre of Tamil love poem)
  2. akam internal, inside (e.g., inside oneself); one’s body and mind, the opposite of புரம் (puram, external/exterior.)
  3. country.
  4. storage place.

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