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Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, he has taught in Edinburgh for more than 30 years.
His main research interests are comparative Dravidian linguistics, the grammar of Tamiland Malayalam, and modern Malayalam and Tamil literature. In 2007 he was elected an honorary fellow of the Sahitya Akademi, India's national academy of letters, in recognition of his contribution to the study of Indian languages and literature.
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