மஞ்சள்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malayalam മഞ്ഞൾ (maññaḷ), Kannada ಮಂಜಳು (mañjaḷu), Possibly cognate with Telugu పచ్చగా (paccagā). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɲd͡ʑaɭ/, [məɲd͡ʑəɭ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

மஞ்சள் (mañcaḷ)

  1. turmeric
  2. yellow

References[edit]

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