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Concise Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Price : $8.75
ISBN # : 9788120801523
Author : Vasudeo Govind Apte
pages: 366
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Published : 2014

There are in existence no doubt excellent Sanskrit-English dictionaries compiled by eminent scholars like Monier Williams, H.H. Wilson, V. S. Apte and L. R. Vaidya, but their bulkiness and cost prohibit a large number of users from enjoying an advantage so necessary in their study of Sanskrit. There is, therefore, a crying need for one which supplies everything required by an average reader and which is at the same time characterized by brevity and cheapness. The present compilation is intended to serve this purpose. The author in this handy work has kept out Sanskrit words which are less commonly used and has tried to avoid all technicalities as well as words which can easily be seen as simple derivatives of some given words. Thus he has been able to reduce the bulk of the dictionary without compromising its usefulness.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 06 December, 2010.
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