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Tivākarum (fragment) by Tivākarar, 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1717/PL.82

Scope and Contents

Tamil dictionary, compiled c. 9th century CE by Tivakārar. The full text lists about 9,500 words and consists of 12 sections, most of which deal with synonyms, while the 11th section deals with homonyms. This first section deals with the names of Hindu gods, commencing with Sarikara (Siva).

Dates

  • 19th century

Creator

Language of Materials

Tamil

Physical Description

20 + 2 blank olas (leaves). No covers. All leaves 37 cm long, with 5 lines of text per leaf, incised on both sides. Good condition.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 item

Bibliography

Ref: Gregory James (1991), #96 [T12517].

Physical Description

20 + 2 blank olas (leaves). No covers. All leaves 37 cm long, with 5 lines of text per leaf, incised on both sides. Good condition.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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