pots, brahmin names, and potters

H.M.Hubey hubeyh at MONTCLAIR.EDU
Fri Dec 18 04:10:40 UTC 1998

Artur Karp wrote:
> What is lost in some translations of the Mbh (I haven't checked Van
> Buitenen though) is the fact that the text of the SvayaMvaraparvan calls
> the potter at first kumbhakAra and then bhArgava [kumbhakAra(sya zAlAyAM),

I wonder if this word has spread to the neighborhood in the form of
"kumbara" meaning "piggy bank". Does this word exist in Iranian or

Best Regards,
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