saMsAra = Reincarnation?

Prashanth Kumar A.K. akp at
Sat Feb 18 00:45:11 UTC 1995

On Sat, 18 Feb 1995, Dominik Wujastyk wrote:

> My driver, a good Kannnadiga, says unhesitatingly that "sa.msaara" means
> "family" to him.
> Dominik

I have heard the word used similarly in tamil also(sa.msaaram), at least in
certain regional variations. Interestingly, in Malayalam,(which I
have heard labelled as sanskritised tamil!) sa.msaaram is, I think,  "talk"
along the lines of a conversation.



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