term for actors

mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU
Fri Jan 9 14:33:08 UTC 2009

Dear Stefan,

The MW entry suggests the problem but does nothing to
resolve it:  Aegle Marmelos, is the botanical name of the
bilva, and the .r.si ziluu.sa was clearly a contrivance
in order to supply a basis for the apparent patronymic

I was not aware of Kuijper's article mentioned
by Prof. Witzel and will look it up shortly.


Matthew T. Kapstein
Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies
The University of Chicago Divinity School

Directeur d'études
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

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