Tamil scholastic commentator Parimelazhagar – A Study

Kayalvizhy M
Department of Tamil, Pachaiyappas College for Women, Kancheepuram-632501, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2021-02-25


  • Tamil Literature,
  • Commentator,
  • Tamil Scholar,
  • Technique,
  • Parimelazhagar

Plum Analytics


Tamil literature was an ancient one among the world literature. Number of scholars dedicated their contributions to that. Among them were the commentators and they have a pioneer place in it. Parimelazhagar was the most famous critic who enhance the literature. The world famous Thirukkural was well understood with the help of his commentary. He used his broad mind and various techniques in it. He is considered the one among the literation who nourished Tamil literature.


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