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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 254 - Varadarāja - Sārakaumudī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 254 - Varadarāja - Sārakaumudī
Author:
Varadarāja.
Title:
Sārakaumudī, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (33 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 22 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is for consultation and study, especially for students beginning to learn Sanskrit grammar. First part of manuscript is a rearrangement and abridgment of Pāṇini's grammar as interpreted by Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita and comprises a sub-section of the larger work. Second part is an unidentified grammatical work dealing with verbal tenses such as present, past, and future (laṭ, liṭ, and luṭ).
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 5-10 lines per leaf.
33 leaves foliated (Part 1) 1-18; (Part 2) 1-13, [14-15], upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Some folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 254.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 254
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सारकौमुदी, १७००-१८५०.
 
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