About the Author
Dr V. Jayadevan retired as Professor and Head, Department of Tamil Language, University of Madras. He is currently Professor Emeritus, Department of Tamil Literature, and Chief Editor, Tamil Lexicon Revision Project, University of Madras. He holds a doctorate in lexicography and has authored several dictionaries and other research publications. A former president, ASIALEX, he has been the General Secretary, Lexicographical Society of India. Dr V. Murugan, who holds a D. Litt degree in Lexicography and Translation, is the author of 15 books including several translations from Tamil and an electronic Tamil-Tamil-English dictionary. Presently, he heads the Department of English, Presidency College, Chennai.