Definitions for tamilˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Tam•ilˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məl(n.)
a member of a people of S Asia, living mainly in S India and in N and E Sri Lanka.
the Dravidian language of the Tamils.
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
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a branch of the Dravidian language, spoken in the S. of India and among the coolies of Ceylon.