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For example in "Kantha Puranam" book says Lord Muruga had his Army force of 2,000 "Vellam" Chenai.
One vellam means 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 persons. (56 times 0).
Like wise the Tamils had speed too. When king Nalan was riding his chariot in 10 seconds he had an speed of 24 katham.
24 x Kathireluthugal = Hair diamension (sakkiraham)
8 Hair diamension (sakkiraham) = a lie's egg (Eeer ???)
8 Egg = 1 Lie (Pe'an ????)
8 Lies = 1 Paddy (Nel ????)
8 Paddies = 1 Finger length (Viral idai ????? ???)
24 Finger length = 1 Hand (kai ??)
4 Hands = 1 Bow (Vil ????)
2 Bow = 1 Thandam (Muruga's Vel)
2000 Vel's = 1 Kurosham (Koopidu thuram-Calling distance).
4 kurushom= 1 Yosani (18.2 miles)
Previously Sri Lanka was using Tamil numbers in their currency notes and coins when they had the name Ceylon.
Currently only country is to useTamil numbers in it's currency is Mauritius.
See one of the sample currency note.
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