Definitions for Tamilˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tam•ilˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məl(n.)

  1. a member of a people of S Asia, living mainly in S India and in N and E Sri Lanka.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the Dravidian language of the Tamils.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tamil(noun)

    a member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasian people of southern India and Sri Lanka

  2. Tamil(adj)

    the Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil in southern India and Sri Lanka

  3. Tamil(adj)

    of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself

    "Tamil agglutinative phrases"

Wiktionary

  1. Tamil(Noun)

    A person whose ethnic origins come from Tamil Nadu, India or Sri Lanka.

  2. Tamil(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Tamil people, culture, or language.

  3. Tamil(ProperNoun)

    A Dravidian language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamil(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language

  2. Tamil(noun)

    one of a Dravidian race of men native of Northern Ceylon and Southern India

  3. Tamil(noun)

    the Tamil language, the most important of the Dravidian languages. See Dravidian, a

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tamil

    a branch of the Dravidian language, spoken in the S. of India and among the coolies of Ceylon.

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