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363. Deciphering Tulu-nadu place names

The readers would observe that many of the Tulu Place names may not convey, on the face of it, any specific meaning or apparent meanings...

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Topic Index : posts 1-66

Tulu language
1. Tulu Language: Origin and Evolution/Feb.07
13.The Tulu script: Origin and Revival/Apr 07
14. Evolution of the Kannada script. ./Apr 07
43.Evolution of Tulu language. ../Oct 07

Tulu words
2. Traces of Tulu-Kannada-Dravida words in ..Sumerian .. /Feb.07
5. Mundkur, Munder /Feb.07
7 .Banta, Bantu /March 07
8. Banta, Bantu II. /March 07
15. A charming Tulu word: naDeer. ./Apr 07
25.Pala and antiquity of Tulu words /June 07
36.Planets as Tulu proper names. /Sep 07
41.Origin of the word: Tulu I. ../Oct 07
42.Origin of the word: Tulu II. ../Oct 07
45.Origin of the word: Bant’ ../Oct 07
57.A word that traveled: Ayana./Dec 07
63.Baikampadi./Dec 07
64.Puraal and Polali./Dec 07
65.Mayi-kala at Mangalore/ Jan 08

Evolution- Migration-Pirak
3. Pirak,Prak and Prakrit /Feb.07
31.Tulu migration from Pirak1000-600BC. ./Aug 07
37.Early human migrations. /Sep 07
44.The scale of human migration.. ../Oct 07
46.Proto-Tulu migration Stage I ../Oct 07
48.Early Tulu Stage II: 2000-800BC../Oct 07
51.Stage III: Migration from Pirak. 800-500BC. ../Oct 07


Religious concepts/cults: Origin
4. Brahma worship. Brahma and Bermer./ Feb.07
6. Bermer II. /Feb.07
26.Origin of the concept of Brahma. /June 07
28.Significance of Brahma./Aug 07
32.Animal and Spirit worship /Sep 07
33.Brahma-Vishnu-Mahesha. /Sep 07
34.Ten incarnations of Vishnu. /Sep 07
35.Ancient Spirit worship: Horse-mounted Heroes. /Sep 07
50.The legend of Rama. ../Oct 07
54.The legend of Bali./Nov 07
60.The original Rama./Dec 07
62.Characterization of Spirits..1../Dec 07


Moolasthana-Taravada
9. The Moolasthana Concept. /April 07
18. Location of Moolasthanas ./Apr 07
19. Moolasthana. ./Apr 07
30.Multan and Moolasthana. ./Aug 07
66.Taravada concept


Fruits,Tubers and Food
10. Evolution of culinary habits./Mar 07
11. Boiled grains to steam cooked Idlis/Mar 07
12. Rotis: Early oil free roasted vegetarian food./Apr 07
20. Earliest popular fruit.:(Jack). ./Apr 07
21.Taste of Tulunadu. ./Apr 07
22. Taste of Tulunadu.2 ./Apr 07
23. Boiled grains to Idlis: An update. /May 07
24.Chakku palam>Jack fruit. /May 07
25.Pala and antiquity of Tulu words /June 07
27.The Sweet Potato. /June 07
29.The Rice: Vrihi and Arih. ./Aug 07
47.Mundevu (Pandanus). ../Oct 07
61.Native tubers/Dec 07

Mangalore geography -history
16. Mangalore: Kudla and Nitria. ./Apr 07
17. Historic Mangalore:Port of Bukkapatna. ./Apr 07

Evolution-Early Munda civilization
37.Early Human migrations/Sep 07
38.Earliest Indian tribes. /Sep 07
39.One human family../Oct 07
40.Early evolution of words and languages. ../Oct 07
49.Early human settlements in Southern India. ../Oct 07
52.Munda aborigines of Karavali./Nov 07
53.More on Munda influence on Tulu./Nov 07
55.Identity of Neolithic south Indians. /Nov 07
56.Assimilation of Indo-Aryans. /Dec07
58.Evolution of Early Communities./Dec 07
59.The less evolved ancient tribes/ Dec 07

Ruminations
Language and Culture /Feb.07
Random Ruminations /March 07
A Tulu stage play: Kariyajjerna Kathekulu. ../Oct 07
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Books for Reference

  • A Comparative Study of Tulu Dialects By Dr. Padmanabha Kekunnaya. Govinda Pai Reserach Centre, UDupi. 1994
  • Koti Chennaya: Janapadiya Adhyayana. By Dr. Vamana Nandavar. Hemanshu Prakashana ,Mangalore.2001.
  • Male kudiyaru. Dr B. A.Viveka Rai and D.Yadupathi Gowda, Mangalore University,1996.
  • Mogaveera Samskriti By Venkataraja Punimchattaya. Karnataka Sahitya Academy.1993.
  • Mugeraru:Jananga Janapada Adhyayana. By Dr Abhaya Kumar Kaukradi.Kannada & Culture Directorate,Bangalore & Karnataka Tulu Academy, Mangalore,1997.
  • Puttubalakeya Pad-danagalu. Ed: Dr B.A.Viveka Rai,Yadupati Gowda and Rajashri, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Tulu Peeta. Mangalore University.2004
  • Se'erige. Ed:Dr K.Chinnapa Gowda.Madipu Prakashana,Mangalagangotri,2000.
  • Studies in Tuluva History and Culture.by Dr P Gururaja Bhat (1975).Milagres College,Kallinapur,Udupi.
  • Taulava Sanskriti by Dr.B.A.Viveka Rai, Sahyadri Prakashana,Mysore 1977
  • TuLu naaDu-nuDi By Dr.PalthaDi Ramakrishna Achar, Puttur.
  • TuLu NighanTu. (Editor in Chief: Dr U.P.Upadhyaya, Govinda Pai Research Centre,Udupi. Six volumes. 1988 to 1997
  • Tulu Patero-A Philology & Grammar of Tulu Language by Budhananda Shivalli.2004.Mandira Prakashana Mangalore. p.317. (The book is in Tulu Language using Kannada script)
  • TuLunadina ShasanagaLa Sanskritika Adhyayana. By Shaila T. Verma (2002) Jnanodaya Prakashana,Bangalore, p.304.(Kannada)
  • Tuluvala Baliyendre. Compiled by N.A.Sheenappa Hegde,Polali,Sri Devi Prakashana,Parkala,1929/1999

A Coastal estuary

A Coastal estuary
Holegadde near Honavar,Uttara Kannada dist, Karnataka

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