எட்டு

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Tamil[edit]

Tamil cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : எட்டு (eṭṭu)
    Ordinal : எட்டாவது (eṭṭāvatu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛʈːʊ/, [ɛʈːɯ]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Dravidian *eṇṭṭu (eight). Cognate with Malayalam എട്ട് (eṭṭŭ), Kannada ಎಂಟು (eṇṭu), Telugu ఎన్మిది (enmidi).

Numeral[edit]

எட்டு (eṭṭu)

  1. eight
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

எட்டு (eṭṭu)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) to extend, reach, stretch
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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