DEVARAKONDA VENKATA NARAYANA SARMA
narayana at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Thu Feb 26 17:03:34 UTC 1998
At 01:34 AM 2/26/98 EST, you wrote:
>this, it is clear that this is also from the same root as pukai (smoke,
>incense) is, i.e., *puk- discussed in an earlier posting. Here "-az" is a
>suffix. (*pok- that has been accepted earlier by Comparative Dravidianists
>will have to be revised.) Compare Ta. kam-az from the root Ta. kam emitting
In telugu we have one word which contains both kam- and pu-.
kampu = bad smell
In Telugu kam- appears to be associated with bad smell.
kamuru vAsana = bad smell due to burning of oil or animal fat
( especially of animal fat).
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