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 a few of the more moderen reprints of the unique Clarendon Press variation (especially the Indian ones) are bodily of very terrible caliber: not just are they poorly published on inferior paper, yet in addition they include a shoddy binding that's simply not likely to face as much as this sort of dealing with a heavy dictionary will get. Books reminiscent of this (and there are various being released this day) appear to me nearly to were intentionally designed to self-destruct after minimum use.

The purely approach to this challenge isn't to shop for a later reprint within the first position. as a substitute, 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 fabric. while you are fortunate sufficient to discover this sort of you can be getting a true booklet that may be a excitement to deal with and may 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 tough to exploit. a good approach to this challenge has been supplied by means of Charles Wikner in his 'A useful Sanskrit Introductory' (1996).

This is an excellent and intensely helpful 146-page Sanskrit educational in 15 classes which, in addition to instructing Sanskrit pronunciation, Devanagari, and a few easy ideas, has additionally been designed, as Wikner says, "to raise the English-speaking scholar who is familiar with 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 innovations for locating tough words." After learning those 3 classes, clients shouldn't have any extra trouble with the dictionary; actually, it is going to turn into a true excitement to use.

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

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Atichattraka}3{a4ti--chattraka} úm. ; ({A}) , úf. ; the plant Barleria Longifolia. {atijara}3{a4ti--jara} orð úmfn. very aged îPa1n2. 7-2 , 101 îSch. {atijaras}3{a4ti--jaras} úmfn. very aged îPa1n2. 7-2 , 101 îSch. {atijala}3{a4ti--jala} úmfn. well watered. {atijava}3{a4ti--java} úm. ) , very fleet. {atijAgara}3{a4ti--jAgara} úmfn. ; úm. the black curlew. {atijIrNa}3{a4ti--jIrNa} úmfn. very aged. {atijIrNatA}3{a4ti--jIrNatA} úf. extreme old age. {atijIva}3{a4ti--jIva4} úmfn. quite alive , very lively îAV.

Atilubdha}3{a4ti--lubdha} orð úmfn. very greedy or covetous. {atilobha}3{ati-lobha} úmfn. very greedy or covetous. {atilulita}3{a4ti--lulita} úmfn. closely attached or adhering. {atilobha}3{a4ti--lobha} úm. orð excessive greediness or covetousness. {atilobhatA}3{a4ti--lobha-tA} úf. excessive greediness or covetousness. ] , úmfn. very hairy , too hairy. ] , úmfn. very hairy , too hairy. {atilomazA}3{a4ti--lomazA} úf. Convolvulus Argenteus. {atilohita}3{a4ti--lohita} úmfn. very red. {atilaulya}3{a4ti--laulya} ún.

Perpetually , for ever , ever. {ajahat}1{a-jahat} úmfn. (pr. p. {ajahatsvArthA}3{a-jahat--svArthA} úf. a rhetorical figure (using a word which involves the meaning of another word previously used , as `" white ones "' for `" white horses "' , `" lances "' for `" men with lances "'). {ajahalliGga}3{ajahal-liGga} úm. ) a noun which does not drop its original gender , when used as an adjective. {ajA}1{ajA} úf. a she-goat. ¯ 1. {aja4}. {ajAgara}1{a-jAgara} úmfn. not awake , not wakeful îL. ; úm. the plant Eclipta or Verbesina Prostrata.

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