Nalgonda (Tel)

Tel: నల్గొండ nalgoṇḍa ‘Black Hill’ [Neelagiri, Nalgunda, Nalagonda] City/District, Telangana From Tel: nīlam, ‘blue’, ‘purple’, ‘deep blue’;  nalla, ‘black’;  koṇḍa, ‘hill’;  giri, ‘hill’. Apart from a disagreement about colour the name has remained the same for two...