[INDOLOGY] Earliest epigraphical attestations of Telugu kōyila, kōvela 'temple'

Periannan Chandrasekaran perichandra at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 18:54:13 UTC 2022

I am actually interested in the Old Kannada situation. I am also surprised
that *kōyil *did not amke it to Kannada despite intense contacts.
Thank you for your response.

Periannan Chandrasekaran

On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 10:16 PM Tejas Aralere <tsaralere at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Yes this is still true for Kannada. Usually we use “devasthāna” which is
> clearly of Sanskrit origin and “devara guḍi.” For some reason that word
> didn’t seem to make it in to Kannada from Tamil. I’m not sure about old
> kannada, however, I don’t see anything in the Kittel dictionary. Good luck
> with the other questions!
> Sincerely,
> Tejas Aralere
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 5:32 PM Periannan Chandrasekaran via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>> Dear Indology members
>>    - I am looking for the earliest epigraphical attestations of Telugu
>>    *kōyila*, *kōvela *'temple' which DEDR lists.
>>    - DEDR has left out the form *kōyilamu *attested in an early 10th
>>    century inscription (p.186)
>>    <https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.493129/page/185/mode/2up?view=theater>
>>    .
>>    - The same DEDR entry has interestingly no cognate Kannada words. Is
>>    this still true?
>> Regards
>> Periannan Chandrasekaran
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