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Nighantu and the Nirukta, The


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Title: Nighantu and the Nirukta, The

Author: Sarup, Lakshman (Translator)

Item Code: ISBN9788120839939

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub, Delhi

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 2002, 287 pp., HB

Description: The oldest Indian treatise on etymology, philology and semantics. Nighantu covers synonyms, homonyms, deities, the elements, and man’s body and mind. Nirukta are Vedic stories and quotations by Yaska, Sayana, and others. Laxshman Sarup’s English translation is followed by the Sanskrit version.