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Title: River-names of the Nepal Valley: A Study in Cultural Annexation
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Kamal P. Malla
One Sentence Summary: The article attempts to analyze the river names of the Nepal valley from an ethno-linguistic perspective.

Description: The article attempts to analyze the river names of the Nepal valley from an ethno-linguistic perspective. The river is an unmistakable element in the topography of any settlement, more so in agricultural settlements where the river may be their life-line. River names are, therefore, an important index to the linguistic, cultural, and above all, ethnographic history of a settlement. Here in this article, ancient river names of the Nepal valley are examined as evidence of prehistoric ethnic contacts between the aborigines and the Indo-Aryan immigrants. Different strata of river names are documented as evidence of the process of cultural absorption and Sanskritization. It includes a sketched map of main rivers of the valley. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-25)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1982-12-06 - 1983
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_10_0102_05.pdf
Subject: Nepali geography
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1982-1983) Vol. 10, no. 1-2
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Madhav Raj Pande
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 10
Source Number: 1-2
Source Page Numbers: 57-68
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Resource Type: Article
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