அவன்

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Dravidian *awanṯu (that man). Cognate with Kannada ಅವನು (avanu), Malayalam അവൻ (avaṉ), Badaga ಅವ (ava), ಅವನು (avanu). False cognate of Taos ą́wąną, ą́wąn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐʋɐn/
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Pronoun[edit]

அவன் (avaṉ)

  1. (distal) he, that man
  2. (derogatory) a gay man

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