|Author:||তন্ময় ভট (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|Date:||April 4, 2007 at 7:20:00 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: meaning by Anneza|
Though Reena does mean melted in Sanskrit as this site says, I am not sure that is where the name came from. The Ri- names (Rita, Rina, Riya etc.), at least the ones I know the meaning of, are surprising in meaning for a name in the social class where it is used; and, they have all come into use, to the best of my knowledge, in the last couple of hundred years when borrowing from Europe was a distinct possibility.
Anyone know on onomastic experts specializing in India?
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