காற்று

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates with Kannada ಗಾಳಿ (gāḷi), Malayalam കാറ്റ് (kāṟṟŭ), Telugu గాలి (gāli). Related to Tamil கால் (kāl, air).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːʈːɾu/, [kɑːʈːɾɯ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

காற்று (kāṟṟu)

  1. wind, air
  2. breath
  3. ghost, spirit

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • University of Madras (1924-1936) , “காற்று”, in Tamil Lexicon, Madras [Chennai]: Diocesan Press.
  • Johann Philipp Fabricius (1972) , “காற்று”, in Tamil and English Dictionary, Tranquebar: Evangelical Lutheran Mission Pub. House