Dravidian Theories

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Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, Jan 1, 1987 - Dravidian languages - 574 pages
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Contents

List of words adduced by Bishop Caldwell and others as evidences of a preAryan South Indian culture
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Names adduced by other Dravidian scholars 59 i
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Bishop Caldwells picture of primitive Dravi dians Aryan civilisation of the South
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Mr V Kanakasabhai Pillai
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Page
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Mr V A Smith
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Professor J Kennedy
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The Cambridge History of IndiaDr Barnett
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Professor Rapson Vol I Cambridge History oj India pages 41 42 and 49
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Archaeological evidence
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NorthWestern characteristic in Dravidian
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An epigraphists view of primitive Dravidian cultureMr H Krishna Sastri
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The real question at issue is between North and South not between Aryan and Dravidian
99
Sanskrit vrlhis through Iranian or directly from Iranian
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Tamil aric i Sanskrit vrihya or Aryan vrijhya
108
Dravidian nel or nellu Sanskrit rilvra 11o 28 Greek wereptSanskrit pippali through Iranian 11o 29 Tamil milaku Skt matlca Prakrit mire 113
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Tamil karappa karma Arabic qarfah Greek karphea
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Tamil inci Sanskrit srngi or srngabera 117
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old Tamil tokai
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CHAPTER III
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Alleged Dravidian influence on Sanskrit
141
Cerebralization of liquiddental in Sanskrit
148
Changes in the inflexional system of Sanskrit
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Proethnic Dravidian verb
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7iA Dravidian interrogative pronouns are also
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Summary and Conclusion
241
CHAPTER IV
248
The modern Aryan vernaculars of India
260
CHAPTER VI
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The Telugu Alphabet
291
Spirantal pronunciation of single tenuis
297
Change of the final mutes t d r t 4 into
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words especially Tamil words derived from IndoAryan
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94 Changes undergone by the Palatal e original and substituted
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Changes of the original p sound in Tamil
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97 Dravidian roots and words derived from the Sanskrit roots vrt and vrdh 34
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CHAPTER VII
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99 The present tense suffixes kiru kinru
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The past tense suffixes tina Various forms of the conjunctive participle
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The future tense suffixes p v
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Other finite verb forms Imperatives Benedietives Injunctives
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Eccam or incomplete forms Relative participlesAdverbial participles
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Miscellaneous forms Verbal nouns InfinitivesSubjunctives
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Causal Bases
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Tamil Dialects 106 Korava or Yerukala
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Burgandi
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Old Tamil
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The past tense
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