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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2739

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Wanted Urgently ‘Alugosuwa’ – Hangman

In the vernacular, a hangman is referred to as 'thhokilidupavan' in Tamil or 'vadhaka', commonly known as ‘alugosuwa’, a word which is of Portuguese origin (algoz).

A Hangman's Noose
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