SV: SV: Sanskrit translations in Nazi hands

Paul Kekai Manansala kekai at JPS.NET
Sun Jan 10 12:59:33 EST 1999


Christopher Fernandez wrote:
>
> In a message dated 1/9/99 3:58:01 PM Central Standard Time,
> kekai at JPS.NET writes:
>
> > From my understanding, S. Palaniappan stated that "Arya" was
> > sometimes used in Tamil texts to refer to Sanskrit.
>
> No. He said, "There is ample evidence that Arya was a
> name for Sanskrit and its derivates."
>

So the term Arya applied also to Tamil and other Dravidian languages,
since these were also considered as descending from Sanskrit?

Regards,
Paul Kekai Manansala



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