Catankavi, Caṭaṅkavi: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Caṭaṅkavi (சடங்கவி) noun < ṣaḍ-aṅga-vit. One who is well versed in the six Vēdāṅgas; வேதத் துக்குரிய ஆறங்கங்களையும் அறிந்தவன். புத்தூர்ச் சடங்கவி மறையோன் றன்பால் [vethath thukkuriya arangangalaiyum arinthavan. puthurs sadangavi maraiyon ranpal] (பெரியபுராணம் தடுத்தாட். [periyapuranam thaduthad.] 7).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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