மழை

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See also: மொழி

Tamil[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Kannada ಮಳೆ (maḷe), Malayalam മഴ (maḻa), Tulu ಮಳೆ (maḷe), Kota (India) [script needed] (may), Toda [script needed] (maw), Konda-Dora [script needed] (maḷe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɻaɪ̯/, [məɻəɪ̯]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

மழை (maḻai)

  1. rain
  2. cloud
  3. water
    Synonym: நீர் (nīr), ஜலம் (jalam)
  4. blackness, darkness
    Synonym: கருமை (karumai)
  5. coolness
    Synonym: குளிர்ச்சி (kuḷircci)
  6. (figuratively) abundance, plenty
    Synonym: மிகுதி (mikuti)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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