நீக்கம்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /n̪iːkːam/, [n̪iːkːʌm]

Noun[edit]

நீக்கம் (nīkkam)

  1. separation, removal, disengagement, liberation
  2. interstice, gap, chink, crack
  3. length, elongation, extension
  4. end, close
  5. occasion, opportunity

References[edit]

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