நீர்

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See also: நரி and நீரு

Tamil[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Tamil 𑀦𑀻𑀭𑁆, from Proto-Dravidian *nīr. Compare to Telugu నీరు (nīru) and Kannada ನೀರು (nīru).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /n̪iːɾ̪/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

நீர் (nīr)

  1. water

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Further reading[edit]

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

Toda[edit]

Noun[edit]

நீர் (nīr)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Murray Barnson Emeneau, Toda Grammar and Texts (1984), page 40