Indian Hoopoe

McComas.Taylor at ANU.EDU.AU McComas.Taylor at ANU.EDU.AU
Sun Feb 3 00:42:13 EST 2008


Dear Stuart

Do you know this work?

Birds in Sanskrit literature  Dave, K. N., 1884-1983  Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass, 1985

It may be of help.

Yours

McComas


----- Original Message -----
From: Stuart Ray Sarbacker <s-sarbacker at NORTHWESTERN.EDU>
Date: Sunday, February 3, 2008 4:02 pm
Subject: Indian Hoopoe
To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk

> Greetings--
>
> Apologies for cross-posting.
>
> Can anyone clarify for me whether there are Sanskrit and Pali
> terms 
> that are unique to the Indian Hoopoe (bird)?
>
> I have come across a (Jataka) translation that provides Hoopoe
> for 
> the Pali singila (Skt. zRGgin), and I'm wondering if that is
> accurate/
> specific to the Hoopoe.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Stuart
>
>
>
>
> Stuart Ray Sarbacker
> Senior Lecturer in Religion
> Northwestern University
> s-sarbacker at northwestern.edu
> http://www.religion.northwestern.edu/faculty/sarbacker.html
>



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