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Tivākarum (fragment) by Tivākarar, 19th century
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