What does tamil mean?

Definitions for tamilˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tamil.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tamil

    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

  1. Tamil

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tamil in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tamil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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