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4 edition of dictionary of English loan-words in modern Tamil found in the catalog.

dictionary of English loan-words in modern Tamil

contributions towards a modern Tamil-English dictionary

by Chandran Tucker

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Published by Biblia Impex in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tamil language -- Foreign words and phrases -- English -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    English and Tamil.

    StatementChandran Tucker ; prefaced by Klaus L. Janert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL4759 .T83 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2361285M
    ISBN 108185012148
    LC Control Number86902716

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