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Nusantaranya Tamil

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There are some questions about language that I would like to ask. It appears that Tamils have maintained their community for 1000 years . The word kumara " prince" is part of Balinese but not Old Javanese / Javanese. Kumaragal is not used. Could you confirm that Indonesian Tamils have that word and use -gal in general?

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  • Hi, if I may comment. Though I am not an expert in Tamil Language , from what I have heard, learned and read in Tamil , its " Kumarargal " means more than 1 sons, while Kumara / Kumaran is Tamil word for Son.

    As we know, many words in Indonesia have similarities with either Sanskrit or Tamil words , like " " surya for sun , putra for son = puthran in Tamil , teertha ( teertham ) = water , in Bali its called as Tirta = ( holy ) water . even the word used for birthday celebration like Dirgahayu is similar to " Deergha Aysu " which means Long Life in Tamil . Likewise, there are many more..
  • Hi, if I may comment. Though I am not an expert in Tamil Language , from what I have heard, learned and read in Tamil , its " Kumarargal " means more than 1 sons, while Kumara / Kumaran is Tamil word for Son.

    As we know, many words in Indonesia have similarities with either Sanskrit or Tamil words , like " " surya for sun , putra for son = puthran in Tamil , teertha ( teertham ) = water , in Bali its called as Tirta = ( holy ) water . even the word used for birthday celebration like Dirgahayu is similar to " Deergha Aysu " which means Long Life in Tamil . Likewise, there are many more..
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