தலை

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Telugu తల (tala), Kannada ತಲೆ (tale), Malayalam തല (tala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t̪al̪aɪ̯/, [t̪əl̪əɪ̯]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

தலை (talai)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. that which is first, best, highest
  3. leader, husband
  4. origin, beginning, source, commencement
  5. top, apex
  6. end, tip
  7. finish, close
  8. resemblance
  9. sky, ethereal region
  10. unit, person, hand
  11. postage stamp, as bearing the figure of a king's head
  12. skull
  13. hair

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

தலை (talai)

  1. in addition to

References[edit]

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