A large efflux to the Canarese and Tulu countries was the result.
Thus, he was the first to make a scientific study of Canarese.
Their words appear to be taken chiefly from Tamil, Telugu, and Canarese.
I think, however, the real derivation must be sought in Tulu or Canarese, as it seems to be a Canarese caste.
Moreover, a very large proportion of the Chakkiliyans speak Telugu and Canarese.
The Canarese potters in South Canara, in making pots, use the ordinary wheel, which is rotated by means of a long stick.
This word is the Canarese equivalent for a bull, an animal sacred to Siva.
The corresponding bottu or sathamanam of the Telugu and Canarese castes is a flat or cup-shaped disc.
They speak a very corrupt form of Tamil, mixed with Canarese.
Those who wear the sacred thread seem to preponderate over the non-thread weavers in the Canarese section.