ఓటు

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Telugu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Dravidian *ōṭu (defeat).

Noun[edit]

ఓటు (ōṭu? (plural ఓట్లు)

  1. defeat, loss

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English vote, from Latin votum, a form of voveō (I vow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewegʷʰ-. Cognate with Ancient Greek εὔχομαι (eúkhomai, to vow).

Noun[edit]

ఓటు (ōṭu? (plural ఓట్లు)

  1. a vote (a formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities)