ಗರ್ದೆ

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Middle Kannada[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Kannada ಗೞ್ದೆ (gaḻde), from Proto-Dravidian *keẓ-d (paddy field). Cognate with Tamil கழனி (kaḻaṉi), Malayalam കഴനി (kaḻani). Compare also Sanskrit कर्दम (kardama, mud), a Dravidian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

ಗರ್ದೆ (garde)

  1. a field

Descendants[edit]

  • Kannada: ಗದ್ದೆ (gadde), ಗೆದ್ದೆ (gedde)