Again, SANSKRIT broadcasts + M.Muller

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Wed Jun 28 09:50:25 EDT 2000


--- Robert Zydenbos <zydenbos at GMX.LI> wrote:
> No no no. Then where did that 'h' go? This etymology looks too much like a
> hypercorrection (probably south Indian, where many people have problems
> with the 'h' and with aspirations) - while it should be obvious that 'Koeln'
> (as the misleading prakritic French name, with its three syllables, also
> suggests) is actually 'kuliina', "of eminent descent", in Monier-Williams'
> definition. Na vaa? :-)))

Well, kulam/kulAya is dravidian. Is there a European word
for it from the same root?


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