The word 'house' in South Indian languages, comment, please.
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The words corresponding to "house" used in South Indian languages vary. 'Manai', 'Illam', 'Veedu', are some of them. However, in Kerala the generally used term is Veedu. But Nambudiri community use Illam or Mana. These are cited as a reason to believe that this community had come from Andhra Pradesh or Tamil nadu. Can anybody give more light into this argument?