அழிவு

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From அழி (aḻi) +‎ -வு (-vu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɻiʋu/, [ɐɻiʋɯ]

Noun[edit]

அழிவு (aḻivu)

  1. destruction, ruin, loss
  2. immoralaction
  3. expenditure, expense
  4. defeat
  5. distress, pain of separation
  6. poverty
  7. (geography) mouth (of a river)

References[edit]

  • University of Madras (1924–1936), “அழிவு”, in Tamil Lexicon, Madras [Chennai]: Diocesan Press