Indian onomastics

Richard Salomon rsalomon at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Feb 3 21:22:03 UTC 1998

Alfons Hilka's Die Altindische Personnamen (Breslau 1910) contains, among
other possibly helpful information, a list of names derived from plants
and parts of plants (pp.115-7).


On Tue, 3 Feb 1998, SRINIVASAKRISHNAN L wrote:

> I am still looking for some info on whether such names were in use
> during an earlier period in Indian history viz., early centuries AD. If
> so, has anybody come across literary or epigraphic evidence in Sanskrit
> or Tamil.

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