Mal: ഏഴിക്കര ēḻikkara

‘Riverside’   Village, Kerala

From Mal: aḻi, ‘river (mouth)’, ‘harbour’; and kara, ‘shore’, ‘bank’.

Ezhikkara is a small village surounded by coconut trees, rivers and lagoons with an economy based on rice, fishing and prawn farms.

Its riverine location might also suggests a ‘Seven Bank’ village’ [Mal: ēḻi, ‘seven; and kara, ‘shore’, ‘bank’].

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.


Ezhikkara Village

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