Introduction to Dravidian Lingustics

Thomas Lehmann d53 at
Mon Jan 13 21:34:54 UTC 1997

On Mon, 13 Jan 1997 bpj at wrote:

> Dear Indologists,
> can anybody recommend me some good English-language general introduction to
> Dravidian Linguistics? I would also be happy to know which are the most
> controversial questions within the field; is e.g. the link with Elamite
> generally accepted. Note that I know virtually nothing about the subject,
> nor do I know any of the languages concerned.
> Thanks
> B.Philip Jonsson <bpj at>

Kamil V. Zvelebil
Dravidian Linguistics -- An Introduction
Pondicherry: Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture.

Forthcoming (probably 1997):
Sanford B. Steever (ed.)
The Dravidian Languages
London: Routledge

Thomas Lehmann	d53 at

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