Some observations on the sub-group Tamil-Malayalam: differential realizations of the cluster *ṉt

@article{Menon1990SomeOO,
  title={Some observations on the sub-group Tamil-Malayalam: differential realizations of the cluster *ṉt},
  author={A. Govindankutty Menon},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1990},
  volume={53},
  pages={87 - 99}
}
  • A. Menon
  • Published 1 February 1990
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The languages belonging to the South-Dravidian sub-group of the Dravidian languages exhibit various degrees of genetic relationship. Though the common retentions and the later innovations have led to an indisputable consensus on broad issues, details regarding the finer genetic relationship remain to be worked out. This paper tries to analyse the genetic relationship between Tamil and Malayalam in the light of some sound changes, and also discusses the problems involved in the interpretation of… 

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