Thursday, May 5, 2011

Question 624: Kasale Tu?

There are different views as to the origin of the word _____ and hence ___X___
  • The word ____ comes from the Kukkana tribe, who were the original inhabitants of the land  __X___ originated from.
  • According to some Hindu legends, Parashurama shot his arrow into the sea and commanded the Sea God to recede up to the point where his arrow landed. The new piece of land thus recovered came to be known as ____ meaning piece of earth or corner of earth.This legend has been mention in Sahyadrikhanda of the Skanda Purana.

__X__ also became the official language of a certain south Indian state __Y__, which is renowned worldwide.

Exonyms

  • __X__ was commonly referred to as lingua canarim by the Portuguese.
  • It was also known as lingua brahmana by the Catholic missionaries.
  • Portuguese later started referring to __X___ as Lingua Concanim
ANSWER:

KONKANI


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8 comments:

Nikhil N said...

Konkani! Konkani as vai tu?

Nagaratna said...

Konkani!

Soumya said...

Konkani

Sukanto said...

Konkani of course!

Rohan Danait said...

Konkani!!!
i know the language you know. Mother tongue of my maternal as well as paternal grandparents...
And Konkan

Anonymous said...

konkani.

-pranav

Pi.R.Square said...

konkani

Anonymous said...

Konkani -- Goa.


Kukkana and Lingua Concanim were give-aways..