Tolkappiya Comparison (Parable) in Sangam Literature

சங்க இலக்கியங்களில் தொல்காப்பிய உவம உருபுகள்

Keywords: Tholkappiyam, Sangam Literature, Parable, Comparison, Consonant, Arrival, Verb

Abstract

Tolkappiyam is the first complete grammar book available to us in Tamil. Tolkappiyam is a book with five grammars. Grammar refers toEzhuthu, Chol, Porul, Yappu, and Ani. In TolkappiyaUvamaviyal, Tolkappiyaridentifies 36 Comparison (parables). Tolkappiyar subsumes this parable into four categories namely verb, utilitarian, consonant, and image. This research paper aims to identify and highlight the arrival methods of these 36 comparison (parable)objects mentioned by Tolkappiyar through Sangam literature.

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2024-04-01
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