From: James Kass (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jul 18 2007 - 07:54:13 CDT
Kent Karlsson wrote,
> As to (1), I have a hard time seeing how *grammar* (even as "[The Tamil] Grammar")
> has anything to do with this.
"Much of Tamil grammar is extensively described in the
oldest available grammar book for Tamil, the Tolkāppiyam.
Modern Tamil writing is largely based on the 13th century
grammar Naṉṉūl which restated and clarified the rules of
the Tolkāppiyam, with some modifications."
"Traditional Tamil grammar consists of five parts, namely
eḻuttu, col, porul, yāppu, aṇi."
The first of the five parts means "letter". The classic Tamil
grammar books describe, among other things, the Tamil
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