Words for crocodile

Palaniappa at aol.com Palaniappa at aol.com
Thu Mar 27 01:33:51 EST 1997


Two Tamil words meaning crocodile/alligator are not found in the Dravidian
Etymological Dictionary (Revised Edition), 1984. They are:

iTaGkar
karAm

Does anybody know why they are not included? Are they considered to be of
Munda origin?  Thanks.


S. Palaniappan 




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