[INDOLOGY] help with a name

Peter Wyzlic pwyzlic at uni-bonn.de
Thu Feb 27 11:33:49 UTC 2020

Am 27.02.2020 um 10:29 schrieb Jonathan Silk via INDOLOGY:
> My colleague however has asked me about Har Dayal. Wikipedia tells me 
> that his name is Lala Har Dayal Singh Mathur. OK, but in English at 
> least he published under Har Dayal, so my colleague's question is 
> whether the "family name" is Dayal, or Har Dayal, or as I interpret 
> the question, whether we should put reference in a bibliography as 
> Dayal, Har, or rather Har Dayal.

The library authority files are not unanimous, at least.

Library of Congress: Dayal, Har, 1884-1939 
German National Library and Bibliothèque Nationale: Har Dayal 
(<http://d-nb.info/gnd/119171414> and 
Koninklijke Biblioteek (Netherlands): Haradayāla

For more references see <http://viaf.org/viaf/59130510>.

All the best
Peter Wyzlic

Universität Bonn
Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften
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