Associations to the word «Tamil»
TAMIL, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Tamil people, culture, or language.
TAMIL, noun. A person whose ethnic origins come from Tamil Nadu, India or Sri Lanka.
TAMIL, proper noun. A Dravidian language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia.
TAMIL NADU, proper noun. State in southern India which has Chennai (formerly known as Madras) as its capital.
TAMIL TIGER, noun. A member of a guerilla organization seeking the establishment of an independent state in the northeast of Sri Lanka for the Tamil community.
TAMIL TIGERS, proper noun. A former guerrilla and conventional terrorist organization that sought the establishment of an independent homeland (ஈழம், eelam) in the northeast of Sri Lanka for the minority Tamil community.
TAMIL, noun. A member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasian people of southern India and Sri Lanka.
TAMIL, noun. The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil in southern India and Sri Lanka.
TAMIL, adjective. Of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself; "Tamil agglutinative phrases".
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.