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By Sir Monier Monier-Williams, Professor E. Leuman, Professor C. Cappeller and other scholars

The 1st challenge humans appear to be having with this recognized dictionary is that a number of the newer reprints of the unique Clarendon Press version (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 one of these dealing with a heavy dictionary will get. Books reminiscent of this (and there are various being released this day) appear to me virtually to were intentionally designed to self-destruct after minimum use.

The in simple terms approach to this challenge isn't really 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 version. This used to be well-printed on caliber paper, stitched in order that it opens flat with no the backbone cracking, and sure in a sturdy textile. while you're fortunate sufficient to discover this sort of you'll be getting a true booklet that may be a excitement to deal with and may withstand a long time of heavy use.

The moment challenge that a few humans run into is that the dictionary itself can, due to its association, be tricky to take advantage of. a great approach to this challenge has been supplied by means of Charles Wikner in his 'A sensible Sanskrit Introductory' (1996).

This is a wonderful and intensely valuable 146-page Sanskrit instructional in 15 classes which, in addition to educating Sanskrit pronunciation, Devanagari, and a few uncomplicated ideas, has additionally been designed, as Wikner says, "to carry the English-speaking scholar who understands 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 techniques for locating tough words." After learning those 3 classes, clients should not have any extra hassle with the dictionary; in truth, it is going to turn into a true excitement to use.

The writer has generously made his e-book freely to be had and it may be downloaded from:

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AkudhryA7Jc} , {a4vAJc} , {udaJc} , {devadrya4Jc} , &c. v. {aJcati}2{aJcati} úm. orð wind îL. {aJcatI}3{aJcatI} úf. wind îL. ; fire îL. {aJcana}2{aJcana} ún. act of bending or curving. {aJcala}2{aJcala} úm. (perhaps also {am}) , ún. the border or end of a garment , especially of a woman's garment , of a veil , shawl. {aJcita}2{aJcita} úmfn. ; distinguished. {aJcitapattra}3{aJcita--pattra} úm. a kind of lotus with curved leaves. {aJcitapattrAkSa}3{aJcita--pattrA7kSa} úmfn. having lotus eyes.

Of a people îRV. ; of a class of R2ishis îMBh. ; ({A}) , úf. N. v. 2. ; N. of a plant whose bulbs resemble the udder of a goat îSus3r. {ajakarNa}3{aja4--karNa} úm. ; the tree Terminalia Alata Tomentosa. {ajakarNaka}3{aja4--karNaka} úm. the S3a1l-tree , Shorea Robusta. {ajakUlA}3{aja4--kUlA} úf. N. of a town of the Bodhis. {ajakSIra}3{aja4--kSIra4} ún. goat's milk îMaitrS. ; cf. îPa1n2. 6-3 , 63 îSch. {ajagandhA}3{aja4--gandhA} orð úf. `" smelling like a he-goat "' , shrubby basil , Ocymum Gratissimum.

ADakavatI}1{aDakavatI} N. ; also of a city. {aDD}1{aDD} úcl. P. {aDDati} , {AnaDDa} , {aDDitum} , ÷to join îL. ; ÷to infer , argue îL. ; ÷to meditate , discern îL. ; ÷to attack îL. {aDDana}2{aDDana} ún. a shield îL. {aN}1{aN} úcl. 1. úP. : úcl. 4. úA1. v. ; in this sense regarded in the Dha1tu-pa1t2ha as a distinct root) îL. {aNaka}2{aNaka} úmfn. insignificant , small , contemptible , (úg. {aNakIya}2{aNakIya} úmfn. connected with what is insignificant , &c. îib. {aNavya}2{aNavya} ún. a field of ({aNu}) Panicum Miliaceum îPa1n2.

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