The place name, AihoLe

Erik Seldeslachts erik.seldeslachts at RUG.AC.BE
Mon May 31 16:01:40 UTC 1999

N. Ganesan wrote:

> Interested in the meaning of the Karnataka town, AihoLe.
> Important Chalukya temple site and center of the merchant guilds
> called maNigrAma.

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

Erik Seldeslachts

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