Tamil

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noun Tam·il \ ˈta-məl , ˈtä- \

Definition of Tamil

1 :a Dravidian language of Tamil Nadu state, India, and of northern and eastern Sri Lanka
2 :a Tamil-speaking person or a descendant of Tamil-speaking ancestors

Origin and Etymology of tamil

Tamil Tamiẓ; akin to Pali Damiḷa, a Dravidian-speaking people, Sanskrit Dravida


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