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Proto-South Dravidian : *kIl-ai-
Meaning : to sound
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : cilai (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to sound, resound, roar, twang; rage, be angry; n. sound, roar, bellow, twang
Tamil derivates : cil sound, noise; cill-en_al onom. expr. of shrill sound; cilampu (cilampi-) to sound, make a tinkling noise, echo; n. sound, noise, resonance; tinkling anklets; cilampal sound of a lute; a chatterer; cilucilu (-pp-, -tt-) to sound (as in frying), talk without restraint, make a hissing noise; cilumpu (cilumpi-) to sound; (Tinn.) celaŋke a tiny bell
Malayalam : cila, cilappu, cileppu
Malayalam meaning : ringing sound
Malayalam derivates : cilekka to rattle, tinkle, chatter, chirp, bark; cilampu foot-trinket filled with pebbles for tinkling, worn by dancers; cilampuka to tinkle, be out of tune; kāl-cilaŋku anklet
Kannada : kele
Kannada meaning : to cry or shout with energy or for joy, vociferate (abusively)
Kannada derivates : keleta abusive vociferation; cili an imit. sound; sele sound, noise, echo
Tulu : kilevuni, kilēvuni
Tulu meaning : to whistle, resound
Tulu derivates : kelepuni, kilepuni to crow
Proto-Nilgiri : *kil-
Miscellaneous : KOR (O) kelappu to cry
Number in DED : 1574

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