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A sect of people from Andhra Pradesh state of India say that one of their ancestors visited Europe some 10000 years ago. Many cognate words have formed due to the interaction. Some are given below. The second one is a Telugu word having the same meaning which is being used for more than 2000 years: attic... show more A sect of people from Andhra Pradesh state of India say that one of their ancestors visited Europe some 10000 years ago.

Many cognate words have formed due to the interaction.
Some are given below. The second one is a Telugu word
having the same meaning which is being used for more
than 2000 years:

attic - attaca.
asset - aasti.
beat - baadu.
boat - padava.
bore - boriya.
boy - abbayi.
cavity - guvta.
cattle - goddulu.
cheek - chekku.
chin - chunbu.
cut - kota.
dull - deela.
elope - lepuka.
fat - boddu.
foundation - punaadi.
gale - gaali.
lace - allica.
link - lanke.
mask - musugu.
master - mestri.
mead - metha.
mouth - moothi.
mud - matti.
murky - muriki.
nerve - narav.
oath - ottu.
pale - paali.
pan - penam.
pap - pappa.
piece - pisaru.
put - pettu.
site - chotu.
short - chiruta.
show - choopu.
slice - cheelchu.
suck - cheeku.
surprise - achcheraparachu.
sweat - chewata.
theft - thoepidi
thick - dukka.
thread - thraadu.
value - viluva.
veil - valle.
vomit - vaamthi.
upon - paina.
with - waththa.
wonder - winta.
yean - yeenu.

(1) The god of love in Telugu literature
is called Kaamudu, the word is cognate
with Cupid.

(2) In some old European drawings, the
Cupid is shown wearing blind-folds.
Gamta, a word which is cognate with
Cupid, means 'blind-folds' in Telugu.

(3) Cupid is shown shooting arrows in to
hearts of persons to generate love. The
ancient texts of India say that heart is
the seat of love. Gumde, a word which is
cognate with Cupid, means 'heart' in
Telugu.

(4) Cupid is described as a small child.
Gumta, a word which is cognate with
Cupid, means 'a small child' in Telugu.
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