L. V. Ramaswami Iyer
L. Vishwanatha Ramaswami Iyer (25 October 1895 – 31 January 1948), popularly known as L. V. R, was an Indian linguist who specialized in Dravidian languages. He is remembered as a pioneer of Malayalam and Tulu linguistics.
Early life and education
Ramaswami Iyer was born in Trichur to L. R. Vishwanatha Iyer, a retired Inspector of schools with the Department of Public Instruction, Madras Presidency. Ramaswami Iyer had his schooling in Trichur and graduated from the Maharajah's College, Ernakulam.
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