The place name, AihoLe

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Mon May 31 19:53:00 UTC 1999

--- Erik Seldeslachts <erik.seldeslachts at RUG.AC.BE> wrote:

> aihoLe < ayyAvoLe < Aryapura, according to Nundo Lal Dey, The Geographical
> Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval India, London 1927. To me this seems
> convincing.

  There is no connection between 'pura' and ka. 'hoLe';
  May be because, N. L. De had little, if any, experience in
  Dravidian languages.


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