In a message dated 8/14/2003 11:20:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time, kalyan97@... writes:

kanda kanka `rim of a short-necked jar' (Santali); kand `furnace,
altar' (Santali); kan `copper' (Tamil); kanaka `gold' (Sanskrit)


Copper is red so as blood (Turkish "kan")
Turkish for gold is "alt├Żn" (< "altun"), "al" is blood red.

Regards

Tisinli