--- In cybalist@..., Tore Gannholm <tore.gannholm@...> wrote:
> Thank you very much Venkat Subramanian,
> This becomes very interesting.
> Tungel for moon was introduced in the Lake Mälar area in the 6th
> century in connection with calculating the calendar. We also have
> place names like Tungelsta.
> From where did they get it.
> I have tried to show that what we today call Asatro (Æsir belief)
> very much to do with Manikeism in Persia and that the people who
> control of the Lake Mälar area in the 6th century brought this
> "religion" with them.
The use of Word Tingal in Tamil is betwen 2 nd Century BC to 2 nd
Century CE in tamil poems.
> Where was the Dravidian language spoken in the 5th century?
Dravidian languages were spoken mainly in South of India around 5 th
century CE. Some isolaated population spoke (brahui like) in the
present Pakistan region and North India.
PS: An interesting and perhaps unconnected fact is that Mani (Manes)
of Manichaeism is said to have visited South India (3 century CE)
during his lifetime.
> >In the Dravidian language Tamil Tingal means Moon.
> >Infact Monday is called Tingal in Tamil. The later
> >Dravidain languge Kannada also uses Tingal, but in
> >Kananda it means a day or a month.