What is «ஆவணம்»? – 1

What is «ஆவணம்» (aavanam)? – part 1: Create a common understanding of the terms:

I will be writing based on this image in my future posts.


  • “Record” is “பதிவு” (pathivu), “ஏடு” (eedhu)
  • “Record-keeping” is “பதிவேடு செய்தல்” (pathiveedhu seithal).
  • “Record management” is “பதிவேட்டு முகாமை” (pathiveedhu muhaamai).
  • “Archive” is “ஆவணகம்” (aavanaham) / “ஆவணக்காப்பகம்” (aavanaha kaapaham).
  • “Document” is “ஆவணம்” (aavanam).
  • Documenting/ Archiving is “ஆவணப்படுத்தல்” (aavanapadhithal).

புதுப்பிப்பு│Update: 24.11.2021

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