Again, SANSKRIT broadcasts + M.Muller

Periannan Chandrasekaran perichandra at YAHOO.COM
Fri Jun 30 14:14:37 UTC 2000

--- Swaminathan Madhuresan <smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
> --- Prof. Michael Witzel <witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:
> > and remember all those S. Indian names derived from palm trees (on this
> > list)?
>  Sangam poems are obsessed with flora and fauna. Is vetravatii
> a river of grass? Just read Mr. Chandra's post on vetir etc., = grass.
> May be like pATali bush(putar/putal) => pATaliputra,
> vetir => vetravatii.

In Tamil the tree is called pAtiri also.
> Regards,
> SM

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