Call Number : RR-470

Vayalar Ramavarma, Yousafali Kechary

and the Syriac Connection

Meeting of the Sacred & the Secular


Dr. Amel Antony

In this Short Essay, Dr. Amel Antony draws attention to an interesting phenomenon in Kerala where non Christian lyricists for malayalam movies feel comfortable in combining Syriac and Malayalam words in the same lyrics. What is more interesting is that Syriac Words are inflicted according to the rules of Malayalam grammar and syntax.


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