தேவன்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either borrowed from Sanskrit देव (deva, god), or a derivation from Tamil தே (, deity, god). In the second case, the Sanskrit word was conflated with the already existent Tamil word, as evidenced by compounds borrowed from Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

தேவன் (tēvaṉ)

  1. god
  2. arhat
  3. king