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

ISBN-10: 019864308X

ISBN-13: 9780198643081

The 1st challenge humans appear to be having with this well-known dictionary is that the various newer reprints of the unique Clarendon Press version (especially the Indian ones) are bodily of very bad caliber: not just are they poorly published on inferior paper, yet additionally they include a shoddy binding that's simply unlikely to face as much as one of these dealing with a heavy dictionary will get. Books comparable to this (and there are numerous being released this present day) appear to me nearly to were intentionally designed to self-destruct after minimum use.

The simply way to this challenge isn't really to shop for a later reprint within the first position. in its place, search for a used reproduction 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 certain in a sturdy fabric. while you are fortunate sufficient to discover this sort of you may be getting a true booklet that would be a excitement to deal with and may face up to 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 tough to exploit. an exceptional option to this challenge has been supplied through Charles Wikner in his 'A useful Sanskrit Introductory' (1996).

This is an excellent and intensely worthwhile 146-page Sanskrit instructional in 15 classes which, in addition to instructing 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 concepts for locating tough words." After learning those 3 classes, clients should not have any additional trouble with the dictionary; actually, it's going to turn into a true excitement to use.

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

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Excessive laughter. {atihrasva}3{a4ti--hrasva} ({a4ti-}) , úmfn. excessively short îVS. &c. {atyagni}3{aty-agni} úm. morbidly rapid digestion. {atyaNu}3{a4ty-aNu} úmfn. very thin îMaitrS. {atyadbhuta}3{aty-adbhuta} úmfn. ; úm. N. of the Indra in the ninth Manvantara îVP. ; ({am}) , ún. a great wonder. {atyadhvan}3{aty-adhvan} úm. a long way or journey , excessive travelling. {atyamarSaNa}3{aty-amarSaNa} orð úmfn. quite out of temper. {atyamarSin}3{aty-amarSin} úmfn. quite out of temper. {atyamla}3{aty-amla} úmfn.

Inveterate hatred. {acyutavAsa}3{a4-cyuta--vAsa} úm. ; {acyutA7vasa} úid. îT. {acyutasthala}3{a4-cyuta--sthala} ún. N. of a place in the Pan5ja1b îMBh. {acyutAgraja}3{acyutA7graja} úm. ; Indra. {acyutopadhyAya}3{a4cyuto7padhyAya} úm. v. {aj}1{aj} úcl. 1. úP. (údefect. , supplemented fr. û {vi}) , {a4jati} , {AjIt} , {ajitum} , ÷to drive , propel , throw , cast: úDesid. {ajijiSati} , to be desirous of driving [cf. Gk. $ ; Lat. ¶{ago}]. {aja}2{aja4}1 úm. a drove , troop (of Maruts) îAV. ; N. of Indra , of Rudra , of one of the Maruts [{aja4@e4ka-pA4} îRV.

Am}) , úind. v. (p. 14 , col. 2). {atinipuNa}3{a4ti--nipuNa} úmfn. very skilful. {atinIca}3{a4ti--nIca} úmfn. excessively low. {atipathin}3{a4ti--pathin} (únom. {-panthAs}) , úm. a better road than common îL. {atipada}3{a4ti--pada} úmfn. {atiparokSa}3{a4ti--parokSa} úmfn. far out of sight , no longer discernible. {atiparokSavRtti}3{a4ti--parokSavR4tti} úmfn. e. obsolete. {atipAtaka}3{a4ti--pAtaka} ún. a very heinous sin. ] , úm. a first-rate man , hero. ] , úm. a first-rate man , hero. {atipUta}3{a4ti--pUta} úmfn.

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