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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
Sārakaumudī, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (33 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 22 cm.
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).
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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