Thus, in Konkani, we have put as well as pūt, while the word corresponding to the Pr.
They are said to have come from Goa, and they speak Konkani.
The affairs of the temple are managed by Konkani Yogakkars, or an elected committee.
The Konkani Sūdras who have settled on this coast are known by a different name, Kudumikkar.
In Konkani the vowel a assumes the sound of o in “hot,” a sound which is also heard in the language of Bengal.
The fact that their original language is Konkani corroborates their reputed Konkanese origin.
Nasalization of long vowels is very common, especially in Konkani.
Konkani once had a literature of its own, which is said to have been destroyed by the Inquisition at Goa.
Those who have come to the temple put questions to the Darsana, which are answered in Konkani, and translated.
Aspirated letters show a tendency to lose their aspiration, especially in Konkani.