செவ்வாய்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From செய்யோன் (ceyyōṉ, red god), named after the Tamil god of war, also the ruler of Mars. Related to Malayalam ചൊവ്വ (covva).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕeʋːaːj/, [sɛʋːaːj]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

செவ்வாய் (cevvāy)

  1. (astronomy) the planet Mars.
  2. (colloquial) Tuesday
    Synonym: (formal) செவ்வாய்க்கிழமை (cevvāykkiḻamai).

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