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14:23 Sep 17, 2000
Tamil to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tamil term or phrase: kulang, kullam, kulm
Seems to be related to a chicken breed or type in India. If not a Tamil word please are these three words or one of them known in relationship to chicken.
Willem van Ballekom
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5kulang(spoken tamil)--pond(Eng.), Kullam-- Short, ,No meaningful expression with the word 'kulm'Narendran
4 -1" kozhi" is the word used in tamil to denote the chicken.and "seval" is the word to denote HEN.Narendran


  

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" kozhi" is the word used in tamil to denote the chicken.and "seval" is the word to denote HEN.


Explanation:
Kozhi and your three words have one similarity.That all the four have the the voiceless "K" as the first letter and havea lateral sound in the middle.

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Note added at 2002-09-04 12:33:14 (GMT)
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Well the word SEVEL is known in english by COCK and the default meaning of KOZHI is the female chicken ie HEN. Sorry for the inadevertent MISTAKE.

Narendran
India
Local time: 13:21
Native speaker of: Native in TamilTamil

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disagree  gopalan balachandhran: "seval" denotes cock.
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kulang(spoken tamil)--pond(Eng.), Kullam-- Short, ,No meaningful expression with the word 'kulm'


Explanation:
kulang can be a received pronunciation if pronounced fast by a native speaker.
and it means POND in english.

kullam means SHORT.

There is no word as such kulm in tamil.
Please read this with my previous answer

Narendran
India
Local time: 13:21
Native speaker of: Native in TamilTamil
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