Kon: तालेइगाओ tālē’igāō

‘Tank Village’

From Kon: taḷeñ, ‘small tank’, ‘lake’; and Skt: grāmaMar/Kon: gaon/gaun, ‘village’.

Under the Portuguese Taleigão was the ‘paddy granary’ of Goa with field after field under rice cultivation.

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

 

Cormorants at Taleigão Lake   joegoauk