III. v. i. grow long, extend, nili; 2. last long, endure, nilai; 3. exist, subsist, iru; 4. abound, be copious, peruku; 5. pass over, leap over, kata.
nitazi, see separately.
nitiya ayul, --vazvu, long life.
nitiya cantam, long-suffering, forbearance.
nituzi, nituzikalam, for ever, pepetuity of years, ages etc.
adv. (in combin.) for a long time, நீடுவாழ்வார் they shall live long.