Cuncolim (Goa)

Kon: कुंकळी kuṅkaḷī ‘Saffron Village’  [Punyabhumi]  City, Goa From Skt: kuṅkuma, ‘saffron’; and  Kan: halli/valli →oli, ‘village’. Punyabhumi, an older name, suggests a ‘sacred land’ [from Skt: punya, ‘holy’, ‘sacred’; and Skt: bhūmi, ‘place’, ‘land’]. The 1583...