kalyan97 at YAHOO.COM
Mon May 18 23:17:52 UTC 1998
Is tuvarApati the same as dwa_raka_?
Hence, the name is a combination of
place name and profession (agriculture)?
---Palaniappa <Palaniappa at AOL.COM> wrote:
> In a message dated 98-05-18 11:34:10 EDT, GANESANS at CL.UH.EDU writes:
> The KV kulam, tuuran people are also called
> tuvaran. They say they come from tuvarApati.
> Is it related to the sangam quotes, of
> tuvaraapati vEL?? >>
> The Chola, Pandya inscriptions mention several people with the name
> vELAn2. From a pair of father-son duo, both of whom have "tuvarApati
> in their name, one can make out it is a family name or clan name.
> S. Palaniappan
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