ஆண்டவன்

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Tamil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

It originally referred to Lord Buddha, according to Tamil literature. Also used by Christians in Tamil Nadu to mean Jesus Christ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ஆண்டவன் (āṇṭavan)

  1. Master, God (as ruler of heaven and earth), Lord
  2. Lord Buddha
  3. (Christianity) Lord Jesus Christ

References[edit]

  • Iyotheethasar 1899, In Iyotheethasar Chinthanaikal - II Ed. G. Aloysius, 1999,