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Kanapathipillai, K. (1936) A study of the language of the Tamil inscriptions of the 7th and the 8th centuries A.D. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI:

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This thesis is an attempt to write a descriptive Grammar of the language of the earliest Tamil Inscriptions. It consists of three parts:- Part I. Grammar: Short chapters on bases, nouns, adjectives, pronouns, numerals, verbs and particles. Special stress is laid on word-order throughout the work. The views of the Tamil grammars, chiefly Toikappiyam and Nannul are discussed where necessary. Pdart II. The Inscriptions: The Text of the Inscriptions with critical notes and variant readings. Part III. The Index: The index of all the words found in the inscriptions.

Item Type: Theses (PhD)
SOAS Departments & Centres: SOAS Research Theses > Proquest
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Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 15:00

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