From: Sinnathurai Srivas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 13 2005 - 20:08:58 CST
Tamil Grammar, Tolkarpiyam, written in 3rd BC, (Probably the worlds earliest
wriiten Grammar that still thrives) defines Aytham. Iravatham only mentions
archiological evidences of written forms in one way or other.
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From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 6:05 PM
Subject: Re: String name and Character Name
> Regarding the historical relation of Tamil aaytham to Grantha visarga, N.
> Ganesan cited I. Mahadevan, Early Tamil Epigraphy:
>>This form is likely to have been influenced by the visarga symbol of the
> ... just as I said a few days ago.
> Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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