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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. – Athikan – Sangam Tamil Name – Athiyan – Sangam Tamil name – Athiyaman – Anthuvan – Amar – the word means tranquil, desire, strife – Amal – means , fullness (occurs many times in Sangam poems)

– Aruman – A benefactor who lived in the Sangam Age – Arul – Arulmozhi – Aviyan, name of a small region king – Azhakan – Azhisi – Anpan – Anbu – Athan (name for Chera kings, occurs in Ainkurunuru) – Iniyan – Irungo – Ilanchenni – Ilan (young, youth) – Ilankeeran – Ilango – Ilangovan – Ilampirai – Ilamvazhuthi – Ilamaran – Usithan (name for king Pandiyan Nedumaran – – Uthiyan (name of a king) – Evvi, A small region king who was very charitable – Ori – Kadalan (Kadalanār is the name of a Sangam poet) – Kathiravan – Kathir – Kathirselvan – Kapilan – Kanthan – Kayilan – comes from the word , which means perfection – occurs only twice in means , sharp, smart)

Sangam literature. Ainkurunuru 62, and Paripadal 12

69. 73. 72. etc. 49. 57. 52. – Kalin – comes from – Kavin – Kani – Kari – Killivalavan – Keeran – Kodan – Koman – Saaral – Saal ( ) which means flourishing – Salbu (wisdom) – Saalan (comes from the word – Semguttuvan – Senthan (son of Azhisi. 41. 62. which is used in Sangam poetry while referring . 51. 39. 71. 38. . 46. 56. 60. 64. 48. to sound. 66. 59. 54. 63. peak – Navin – to learn. 44. . 55. to learn – Nikaran – comes from the word which means . a small region king) – Senni – Senthil – Chempiyan – Chemmal – – Chezhian – Selvan – Chenthan – Cheran – Cheraman – Chozhan – Koman – Thamizhan – Tamilselvan – Thithan – Thiraiyan – Thennan (meaning Pandiyan kings) – Nannan (small region king) – Pehan – Nakeeran – Navir – top. 76. culture. 67. 45. leadership which means ) . 61. 42. 68. 47. 70. 40. 75. 58.37. 65.Nalli – A small region king – Nannan – A small region king – Navil – to desire. 43. abundance. resemble. 53. fame. pride . 74. to desire – Nalin – comes from the . be abundant. which means close. 50.

86. 110. 107. literature -in Akananuru 201 – Pathuman (Two poets who wrote in Kurunthokai have this name) – Pannan – A small region king – Pandiyan – Panan – bard. 93. 116. 106. sun . strength . 99. also name of a small region king – Paranan – Paruthi. sun – this is a precious word used only once in the entire Sangam . 101. 79. 114. 85. – Nimiran – Nivan ( ) – Nethi – Wealth (rare word. 97. 87.77. 111. 96. 88. 90. 100. 112. Natrinai 16) – Pakalon. 115. 103. – Pari – Pittan – A small region king – Pukazh – Pukazhan – Perunko – Pothan (Sangam poet Pothanār) – Makizhnan (Happy person) – Mathan – means – Mathiyan – Mani – Mannan – Mallan – Maran – Murali – it is a ancient Tamil word which went into Sanskrit – Mooriyan. strength . 102. 95. 81. 94. 108. 82. 104. 80. sing – Navilan – Nikaran – comes from the word – Nedunchezhian – Nedumaran – Makizhnan – Mayon – Mukil – Mukilan which means (Kurunthokai 311) which means top – Pride. means top – Nalankilli – Navil means declare. 92. 83. utter. comes from – Nandan – Nannan – Nampi – Naviran. from the root word – Navir. 113. 98. 84. 78. 89. 109. 105. 91.

117. flourish . 5. 7. meaning cold season (palace. beautiful flower (from Akananuru) – Athera – – Athira – – Angavai – – Angai – beautiful hands – Amara – from ancient Tamil – Amala – (from that means – Amalai -(means which means fitting. 15. 126. . 119. 9. 128. 125. to rise.Amali – (from means – jasmine .from the word – Anbu means beautiful. fort) – Achira – from the – Aranya – from the word – Ani – – Animalar. desire. – Akila – comes from the fragrant wood akil from ancient Tamil – Akai – . means gem flower) . 19. 8. path that means in ancient Tamil) in ancient Tamil) – Ammani – means beautiful gem – – Ayini (food. – Arumai – Alar – to blossom – Alari – flower – Annam – Anicha – from – Arali – water . 120. 124. 18. 22. a delicate flower . 4. 123. 20. 6. 121. 17. perfect. rice – like Annapoorani) – Aralai (Sangam Tamil word for – Arumbu – bud. 16. 12. 118. strife in ancient Tamil) – . – Murukan – Moovan – Vallavan – Vazhuthi – Valarpirai – Valavan – Valluvan – Vanan – Viyan ( – Veeyan ( – Vinayan (from – Venthan ) ) meaning work) Girls 1. 14. flower. 2. 21. 10. 11. 3. 122. 127. 13. 23.

– Arali – from the word – Isai – Ithazha – comes from – Iniya – Inimai – Insuvai – Inthamizh – Inba – Innisai – Ilavenil – Izhaiyini (the word . 59. 30. beautiful) – Aiyai – a princess.Usitha – means means jewel in Sangam Tamil) . 38. sharp. 27. 62. and Paripadal 12) – Kalvi – Kala – comes from Kalai for art (the word went into Sanskrit) – Kalini – comes from – Kalai – Kalaiselvi – – Kavini – beautiful . 61. 29. 54. flood means kindness. petal . – Arthi – to give. 42. 60. 48. 35. 40. 26. 36. 44.24. 57. which means fullness – Kanali ( means sun) – a word from Sangam Tamil. 39. daughter of Chozha king Thithan – Kannahi – Kanimozhi – Kamani – comes from the Sangam Tamil word – Kamazhmalar – Kayal – Carp fish. 32. – Azhaki – Alli – Avira – comes from which means bright – Avini (name from Sangam Tamil). 58. 53. 50.Arkali – abundant. smart . 63. 33. 34. 46. 31. 25. 43. 41. which is shaped like big eyes – Kayalkanni – Kayalvizhi – perfection (occurs only twice in Sangam poems – Ainkurunuru 72. for – Uvakai – happiness – Emi means – Ezhil – Ezhili – – Oviya – Aithu (delicate. 37. 45. 52. 28. 56. 47. 51. 55. beauty etc. generous giving which means flourishing . also means that which cannot be separated – . 49. it is a popular name in Japanese as well .

90. 94. 102. 100. 69. 79. 83. 88. red . liked one which means to flourish – to flourish – coral. 101. 67. today it is – Nallini – Name of a Chera queen . 65. beauty – Thathara – Comes from – Thamilselvi – Thamilmakal – Thamilini – Thali – raindrops – Thalir – tender leaf – Thamarai – Tharani – – Thillai – a kind of tree – Thukira – from – Thendral – Thenmozhi . means a lady who has . fullness – Senni – peak – Selvi – Sevvi – perfection. 68. 71. 87. It is different from the northern lanugage word – Kimpuri (ornamental ring) – Kurinji – kurinji flower – Kullai – Thulasi – Kuvalai – water lily – Kuzhalmozhi – Kondrai – golden yellow flowers from a large tree – Kothai – Komakal (princess) – Sarala – comes from the word rain drizzles – Salini from received god. 84. 76. 86. – Karkuzhali – Kantha – Kamari – The word (love) – Kaya – This is a dark purple flower means . 73. 70. – beautiful) meaning which means raindrops and honey bee meaning – In Maduraikanchi. 99. 75.64. 85. garland ( – garland. 80. which in Sangam Tamil is mountain slopes.Nanthini – comes from . 95. 77. 96. 97. 89. 98. 93.Nachini – – Nanthiya – comes from – . 72. 92. 74. 91. 82. 81. 66. 78. – Sithara – comes for the word – Seerthi means fame – Suthai – – Sudaroli – Sunai – Seri – Closeness.

109. green. 105. 107. fragrant flower – – Nali – to be close – Nalina – Nalini – comes from – Nani – means abundance – Nanmudai – means beautiful bud. 138. 116. 131. 134. clouds . 119. 108. 113. 120. 132. 115. 122. 130. land. Akananuru 223 – Manmozhi – Navira. 106. fragrance – Naruvi. 135. 121. 112. county – Magnai – old Tamil word for peacock – Manjula – from the word – Mangai . beauty – Manju – . 118. 140. 124. George Hart) – Pukazhini 126. 123. comes from the Sangam word – Navvi – baby deer – Nithila – – Nila – Niraimathi – Neelvizhi – Pavalam – Pasumai – Panmalar – Panimalar – Pavai – Parvathi (comes from the ancient Tamil words ( in Natrinai 24.103. 139. which means top meaning one who is close is in Sangam Tamil – residing). 136. 127. 110. 114. pearls – from . – Narumalar – Narumukai – beautiful flower bud – Narumukizh – fragrant flower bud – Narumai – goodness. – Punnakai – Poonkodi (word from Sangam Tamil) – Paithu – means – Paimpozhil – Porkodi – Ponmani – Ponni – Poykai – Makizhchi – Mathi – means – Mathukai – means strength – Mathai – means . – spread. has also been used as ‘earth’ . 128. 111. 104. 125. I confirmed this with a Tamil/Sanskrit scholar Dr. 133. 117. 129. Used later for the Hindu goddess. 137.

means youthful – lightning – Minnoli – Meena – (from – Mukai – Mullai – Mullaiselvi – Mulari means – Melliyal – Menmalar – Menmai – Menmalar (comes from Akananuru) – Menmozhi (comes from an – Yazhini from the musical instrument – Valli (benevolence. 151. being dull. 173. 163.Manimozhi – – Mathukai – it means strength. This word is from the 152. – Mayili – from pronounce it Mayili – Malaraval – Malar – Malarkodi – Malarpoykai – Malarmakal – Malarvizhi – Mathari – meaning ‘beautiful’ from the pure Sangam Tamil word – the word which means women that is from Sanskrit) – means that which perishes. bangles) – Valarnila – Valarpirai – Valarmathi – Vaaymai – Veeya (wealth) poem) (fish) – a word thought to be from Sanskrit. 158. 161. 157. 149. 156. 146. 164. 150. 169. 142. 162. 174. 167. – Malimi. occurs a lot in Sangam Tamil. 159. This word (nothing to do with – In Hawaii where I live. 166. – means rain – a word from Sangam Tamil – Mala. – Maya – one that does not perish. 168. Mai’li is a very fashionable name – they meant sapphire in Sangam poems. 172. 171. 147. means confusion. one is not dull or confused. There is also the Sanskrit ‘Mala’ which means garland. 154. 160. – Manimalar . 148. Scholars have now identified it as a pure Tamil word) . There is also the Sanskrit ‘Maya’ which means illusion. This word occurs in Sangam tamil. which is a totally different word. and scholars differ in their opinions about the origin. 170. 144. This word for garland occurs in both Tamil and Sanskrit.141. 153. 155. 165. in the past. book 143. 145.

176.Vaini from which means sharp .175. – Veera (from the root word for bravery) – Vennila – Venpa – Velvizhi . 177. 178. 179.

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