ಹಿಂಡು

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Kannada[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Halegannada ಪಿಂಡು (piṇḍu), from Proto-Dravidian *pi(n)ḍ- (to squeeze), from Sanskrit पीडयति (pīḍayati), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pižd-, from Proto-Indo-European *pisd- (to squeeze). Cognate with Tamil பிழி (piḻi), Brahui پلهنگ(pilhing). Compare also Marathi पिळणे (piḷṇe) and Konkani पिळ्चे (piḷce).

Verb[edit]

ಹಿಂಡು (hiṇḍu)

  1. to wring, squeeze