ஆறு

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Tamil[edit]

Tamil cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ஆறு (āṟu)
    Ordinal : ஆறாவது (āṟāvatu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔaːru/, [ʔɑːrɯ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Dravidian *cāṯ-u (six). Cognate with Malayalam ആറു (āṟu), Kannada ಆಱು (āṟu), Telugu ఆరు (āru).

Numeral[edit]

ஆறு (āṟu)

  1. six

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Tamil 𑀆𑀶𑀼, from Proto-Dravidian *yāṯu (river). Cognate with Malayalam ആറു (āṟu), Telugu ఏఱు (ēṛu).

Noun[edit]

ஆறு (āṟu)

  1. river, brook

References[edit]

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