The Aryans (again); 19th century discourse.

Walker Trimble wytrimbl at SAS.UPENN.EDU
Mon Dec 28 15:41:29 UTC 1998

At 05:02 AM 12/28/98 PST, you wrote:
>  R. Caldwell's works were published in 1856. In the intervening
>  140 years, lot of linguists have written that Caldwell is
>  mistaken in this. In fact, the derivation is the otherway around.

>  Regards
>  N. Ganesan

So, the Sanskrit "dravi.da" is derived from the Tamil . .  "tamil"?  At
what point in you string is are the words Sanskrit and Prakrit and at what
point "Dravidian"

Tamil > > > drami.da/dravi.da  ??

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