NOTE: as of 5/11/2016, the McAlpin Tamil is running under different software. You will notice slight differences in display, but the dictionary data is entirely the same.
McAlpin, David W. A core vocabulary for Tamil. Rev. ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Dept. of South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
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The data for this dictionary was most recently updated in October 2004.
This dictionary is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education.