வில்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.). Cognate with Malayalam (vil), (villu); Kannada (bil), (billu); Kodagu (billi); Tulu (billu), (biru).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

வில் (vil)

  1. bow
  2. string of the bow
  3. rainbow

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Cognate with Malayalam (vilkka), Kannada (bil), Kodagu (bele), Tulu (bilè)

Verb[edit]

வில் (vil)

  1. (transitive) to sell, put on sale
  2. (intransitive) to be sold

References[edit]

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