peNNai, piNai, piNi, piTi ( RE:River Krishna)]

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Thu Mar 25 15:39:29 UTC 1999

> could be an abbreviate form of pen. pan-ai = female palmyra pal; the
> component phonemes are perhaps unrelated to the river semant.

  Checked with few Tamilists. They told that is not
  from pen. + pan-ai. Tamil dictionaries give as
  palmyrah, it could be either male or female. Any thoughts from


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