What does Tamil mean?

Definitions for Tamil
ˈtæm əl, ˈtʌm-, ˈtɑ məlTamil

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Tamil

    Tamil is an another name for cannabis

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2019  

How to pronounce Tamil?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Tamil in sign language?

  1. tamil

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

Examples of Tamil in a Sentence

  1. Rahul Gandhi:

    The gunning down by the police of 9 people in ...Tamil Nadu, is a brutal example of state sponsored terrorism. These citizens were murdered for protesting against injustice. My thoughts & prayers are with the families of these martyrs and the injured.

  2. Pradeepa Jayasinghe:

    Its common for Tamil and Sinhalese Christians to marry each other, weve always understood each other very well. We were raised from childhood together.

  3. Narendra Modi:

    The government will stand by the people of Tamil Nadu in their hour of need.

  4. Animal Director Adrian Harland:

    Tamil would have received a shock -- but in this case it was not enough to stop him.

  5. Radhika Ganesh:

    Caste is an open sort of practice accepted in Tamil Nadu. Everyone is silent about it and the silence is tantamount to creating the violence around it.

Images & Illustrations of Tamil

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    • What informations are outrageously incorrect?I only see explanations of what the word tamil means and some quotes from people wich are named also.
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