The Aryans (again); 19th century discourse.
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.
> 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
Tamil > dami.la > drami.la > drami.da/dravi.da ??
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