kanya in sanskrit.
kanne or pilla or kanne pilla in telugu.
Telugu has the charming habit of pairing words of same meaning from two different origins.
paper in english.
paper or kaayitam or paper kaayitam in telugu.)
Back to girl.
poNNu in tamiL,
huDugI n kannada.
laDki in hindi.
kanne is a prAkRta or natural form,
kanya is the samskRta or refined/cultured form.
Words go across languages in both directions though people who have some ego at stake will emotionally insist that the side they represent is the Older or Original Side.
samskRta bhASA has given and received from many languages. vAlmiki rAmAyaNam has hanumAn wondering which language to address sIta in. samskRta, kishkindA (Hampi – Bellary) bhASa or mithilA bhASa. So all these languages existed in trEtA yuga.