The first, he says, is closer to South Indian Grantha
Computer scientists are still struggling to develop tools for deciphering complex handwritten text in different scripts (such as Newari, Grantha
, Nandinagari, Telugu, etc.
The edition, based on eleven southern manuscripts in Grantha
and Devanagari, thus adds to a growing corpus of textual resources for the study of Southern Saivasiddhanta.
Ahmedabad and Antique Collectors' Club, UK by arrangement with Grantha
Corporation, USA, 2006.
History of Oriya Literature (in Oriya), Cuttack: Grantha
Mandira, 1963/ 2002.
85] Penth, in an article published well before he re-dated the latter, persuasively argued that Tai languages probably were written in a variety of alphabets -- South Indian, Grantha
, Mon, and Khmer -- for as long as two centuries before the Ram Khamhaeng Inscription.
206) References to trade with Southeast Asia are found in the Tamil classics, and the spread of the Tamil Grantha
script within Southeast Asia in this age shows the influence of Tamil culture.
The Indian-Ebooks portal and e-Shabda will be officially launched on February 1, 2014, with five major Gujarati publishers: Navjivan Trust, AMA, Gurjar Grantha
, Image Publications and Saarthak Prakashan.
The ancient syllabic writings of the [Philippine] islands are believed to have their ancestry in the South Indian Pallava Grantha
Of the fifty-three manuscripts ultimately used for the edition, nine were written in southern scripts: four Malayali, three Grantha
, two Telugu.
As Orr concludes, "In these inscriptional usages relating to transactions with power, whether divine or human, the derivation from Sanskrit sources seems to carry little weight; it is difficult to believe that Sanskrit origins in a remote past or the use of Grantha
characters in the inscription of a marfipravitta record convey the charisma of the cosmopolitan" (p.
These introductory materials are rounded off by a series of unpaginated tables including the graphemes of the Grantha
script, and an invaluable list of Tamil numerals and commonly encountered epigraphical abbreviations, largely for fractions and terms of measure like Ina, kuli, and kalancu.
Sisupalavadha of Magha with the commentary of Rangarajasuri, Ecole francaise d>Extreme-Orient, Ms 1367, Grantha
, palm leaf.