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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1760 - Samāsacakra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1760 - Samāsacakra
Title:
Samāsacakra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is an elementary grammatical treatise on the formation of compound words in Sanskrit, intended for secondary students. Manuscript ends with a four line text titled Prayogavidhi, referring to different kinds of grammatical applications (prayoga).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti samāsacakraṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant words and phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1760.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1760
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
समासचक्र, १७००-१८५०.
 
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