a member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasian people of southern India and Sri Lanka
the Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil in southern India and Sri Lanka
of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself
"Tamil agglutinative phrases"
A person whose ethnic origins come from Tamil Nadu, India or Sri Lanka.
Of or pertaining to the Tamil people, culture, or language.
A Dravidian language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia.
of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language
one of a Dravidian race of men native of Northern Ceylon and Southern India
the Tamil language, the most important of the Dravidian languages. See Dravidian, a
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tam′il, n. one of the Dravidian languages spoken in south-eastern India and the northern half of Ceylon, possessing a rich and varied literature: one of the Dravidian inhabitants of southern India and Ceylon.—adjs. Tam′il, Tamil′lian, Tamil′ic, Tamul′ic.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a branch of the Dravidian language, spoken in the S. of India and among the coolies of Ceylon.
The numerical value of Tamil in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Tamil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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The government will stand by the people of Tamil Nadu in their hour of need.
Tamil would have received a shock -- but in this case it was not enough to stop him.
Sri Lankan torture survivors in treatment with us are adamant that they cannot trust a purely domestic process and will take comfort from the High Commissioner's warning that there must not be a replay of past broken promises, any process that fails to win the confidence of survivors, including from the Tamil minority, is doomed to fail and may set back the common cause of reconciliation.
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