A Sanskrit-English Dictionary by Sir Monier Monier-Williams, Professor E. Leuman, Professor

By Sir Monier Monier-Williams, Professor E. Leuman, Professor C. Cappeller and other scholars

The 1st challenge humans appear to be having with this well-known dictionary is that the various more moderen reprints of the unique Clarendon Press variation (especially the Indian ones) are bodily of very negative caliber: not just are they poorly revealed on inferior paper, yet in addition they include a shoddy binding that's simply unlikely to face as much as this kind of dealing with a heavy dictionary will get. Books akin to this (and there are various being released this present day) appear to me nearly to were intentionally designed to self-destruct after minimum use.

The in simple terms strategy to this challenge isn't really to shop for a later reprint within the first position. in its place, search for a used replica of the sooner UK-produced Clarendon Press variation. This was once well-printed on caliber paper, stitched in order that it opens flat with out the backbone cracking, and certain in a sturdy textile. while you're fortunate adequate to discover this sort of you may be getting a true ebook that may be a excitement to deal with and should face up to decades of heavy use.

The moment challenge that a few humans run into is that the dictionary itself can, due to its association, be tricky to exploit. a superb technique to this challenge has been supplied via Charles Wikner in his 'A sensible Sanskrit Introductory' (1996).

This is a wonderful and very priceless 146-page Sanskrit educational in 15 classes which, along with instructing Sanskrit pronunciation, Devanagari, and a few easy ideas, has additionally been designed, as Wikner says, "to carry the English-speaking pupil who understands not anything of Sanskrit to the extent the place he can intelligently [use] Monier-Williams' dictionary."

He explains that classes 12-14 "penetrate Monier-Williams' dictionary via its 4 degrees of alphabetical order, and recommend techniques for locating tough words." After learning those 3 classes, clients shouldn't have any extra hassle with the dictionary; in reality, it is going to develop into a true excitement to use.

The writer has generously made his e-book freely to be had and it may be downloaded from: http://sanskritdocuments.org/learning_tutorial_wikner/index.html

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Ajagava}2{ajagava} úm. S3iva's bow îL. ; úm. N. of a snake priest îPBr. {ajagAva}2{ajagAva} úm. N. of a snake demon îTa1n2d2yaBr. ; cf. ; ({am}) , ún. S3iva's bow îL. ; N. ) îA1pS3r. {ajaghanya}1{a-jaghanya} úmfn. ; not least. {ajaghnivas}1{a4-jaghnivas} úmf({a4-jaghnuSI})n. (û {han}) , not having killed îRV. viii , 56 , 15. {ajaTA}1{a-jaTA} úf. Flacourtia Cataphracta , = {ajaDA} and {ajjhaTA}. {ajaDa}1{a-jaDa} úmfn. ; ({A}) , úf. the plants Ajat2a1 and Kapikacchu (Carpopogon Pruriens). {ajaDadhI}3{a-jaDa--dhI} úmfn.

Ajitavikrama}3{a-jita--vikrama} úm. `" having invincible power "' , N. of king Candragupta the second. {ajitAtman}3{ajitA7tman} úmfn. having an unsubdued self or spirit. {ajitApIDa}3{ajitA7pIDa} úm. ; N. of a king îRa1jat. {ajitendriya}3{ajite7ndriya} úmfn. having unsubdued passions. {ajina}1{aji4na} ún. ; the hairy skin of a tiger , &c. , úm. N. of a descendant of Pr2ithu îVP. {ajinapattrA}3{aji4na--pattrA} orð úf. a bat. {ajinapattri}3{aji4na--pattri} orð úf. a bat. {ajinapattrikA}3{aji4na--pattrikA} úf.

AjJAnabandhana}3{a-jJAna--bandhana} ún. the bond of ignorance. {ajJAnin}2{a-jJAnin} úmfn. ignorant , unwise. {ajJAs}2{a4-jJAs} úmfn. having no kindred îRV. x , 39 , 6. {ajJeya}2{a-jJeya} úmfn. unknowable , unfit to be known. {ajma}1{a4jma} úm. (û {aj}) , career , march îRV. [cf. Gk. $]. {ajman}2{a4jman} {a} ún. career , passage , battle îRV. îAV. [Lat. ¶{agmen}]. {ajra}2{a4jra} úm. a field , a plain îRV. [Lat. ; Gk. $: cf. {ajira}]. {ajryA}2{ajryA7} (3) , úmfn. being in or connected with a field or plain îRV.

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