பங்கு

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Sanskrit भाग (bhāga).

Noun[edit]

பங்கு (paṅku)

  1. portion, part
  2. moiety, half
  3. side, party
  4. sixteen acres of dry land and two or two and a half of wet land

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit पङ्गु (paṅgu).

Noun[edit]

பங்கு (paṅku)

  1. lameness
  2. lame person, cripple
  3. saturn, as a lame planet

References[edit]

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