തെറി

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Malayalam[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t̪eri/
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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

തെറി (teṟi)

  1. Any kind of word which is used as an insult, or is considered impolite and too vulgar to use in public.
    Synonyms: അശ്ലീലം (aślīlaṁ), ചീത്തവാക്ക് (cīttavākkŭ), അസഭ്യം (asabhyaṁ)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

തെറി (teṟi)

  1. to be scattered, shatter and fall around, break away, sputter, splash about
    Coordinate terms: തെറിക്കുക (teṟikkuka), ചിതറുക (citaṟuka)

References[edit]

  • Warrier, M. I. (2008), “തെറി”, in Malayalam-English Dictionary (in Malayalam), 22nd edition, Kottayam: DC Books