Indo-Aryan loanwords in Old Tamil
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Indo-Aryan loanwords in Old Tamil by S. Vaidyanathan

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Published by Rajan Publishers; [copies available at Paari Nilayam] in Madras .
Written in English


  • Tamil language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Indo-Aryan.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S. Vaidyanathan.
LC ClassificationsPL4759 .V3 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationii, ii, 217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5401109M
LC Control Number72904855

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