Vicious Debate

N. Ganesan naga_ganesan at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 2 17:00:02 UTC 1998

Mr. Ashish Chandra writes:
* In fact the word Dravid means wealth in Sanskrit.

The facts are different, I am afraid.

Dravya in Sanskrit means Wealth.

Tamizh -> Damila -> Dramila -> Dramida.
Robert Caldwell coined the term, Dravidian from
Dramida which means Tamil in Sanskrit.

N. Ganesan

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