ஐந்து

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Tamil[edit]

Tamil cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ஐந்து (aintu)
    Ordinal : ஐந்தாவது (aintāvatu)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Dravidian *caymtu (five). Cognate with Malayalam അഞ്ചു (añcu), Kannada ಐದು (aidu), Telugu ఐదు (aidu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɪ̯n̪d̪u/, [ɐɪ̯n̪d̪ɯ]
  • (Colloquial) IPA(key): [ɐɲd͡ʑɯ]
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

ஐந்து (aintu)

  1. five

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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