Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 7 19:59:54 UTC 2000

>Like Cambodian and Southeast Asian kings were named Jayavarman,
>Indravarman, Adityavarman, Purnavarman (with typical
>tamil name endings with an -n)> But they are not
>South Indians ethnically.

-varman with the -n ending is not indebted to Tamil. The
Cambodian kings simply took Kshatriya-sounding names.
"Venkataraman" shows Tamil influence, "Adityavarman" does

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