Rice in Dravidian

@article{Southworth2011RiceID,
  title={Rice in Dravidian},
  author={Franklin C. Southworth},
  journal={Rice},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={142-148}
}
The Dravidian languages, now spoken mainly in peninsular India, form one of two main branches of the Zagrosian language family, whose other main branch consists of Elamitic and Brahui. Proto-Dravidian, the oldest reconstructible form of Dravidian, shows a society whose economy is based mainly on herding. While the speakers of Proto-Dravidian had some agricultural knowledge, they do not appear to have brought cereals with them when they moved from western Iran to the borderlands of South Asia in… 
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