கொல்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Cognate with Kannada ಕೊಲ್ಲು (kollu, to kill), Malayalam കൊല്ല് (kollŭ, to kill), Telugu కూలు (kūlu), Telugu కూలుచు (kūlucu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

கொல் (kol)

  1. (transitive) to kill, slay, murder
  2. to destroy, ruin
  3. to fell, cut down
  4. to reap
  5. to afflict, tease
  6. to neutralize metallic properties by oxidation

Noun[edit]

கொல் (kol)

  1. the act of killing, murdering
  2. affliction
  3. working in iron
  4. blacksmith
  5. lock
  6. brass or iron bar nailed across a door or gate

References[edit]

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