காது

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Tamil[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːd̪u/, [kɑːd̪ɯ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

காது (kātu)

  1. ear
  2. eye (of a needle)
  3. ear of a jar; projection in the rim of a vessel serving as a handle
  4. small wedge to hold in its place a tenon, a handle, a peg

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

காது (kātu)

  1. (transitive) to kill, slay, murder
  2. to cut
  3. to divide, dissect

Noun[edit]

காது (kātu)

  1. murder

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • David W. McAlpin (1981) , “A Core Vocabulary for Tamil”, in Digital Dictionaries of South Asia[1]