நிலா

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Dravidian *nelanc(c)- (moonlight, moon). Cognate with Malayalam നിലാ (nilā), Telugu నెల​ (nela​), Kolami नेल​ (nela).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /n̪il̪aː/, [n̪ɪl̪ɑː]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

நிலா (nilā)

  1. (astronomy) moon

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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