New Edition, Greatly enlarged and improved with the Collaboration of E. Leumann, C. Cappeller and Other Scholars This classic volume is a reprint of the expanded Clarendon Press edition of 1899 completed by Monier-Williams just before his death. In ...
Monier-Williams own words: It has consisted in adding about 60,000 Sanskrit words to about 120,000the probable amount of the first edition; in fitting the new matter into the old according to the same etymological plan; in their justification by the insertion of reference to the literature and to authorities; in the accentuation of nearly every Sanskrit word to which accents are usually applied; in the revision and re-revision of printed proofs; until at length, after the lapse of more than a quarter of a century since the publication of the original volume, a virtually new Dictionary is sent forth. For students of Sanskrit, Vedic History and Comparative Philology this is the most comprehensive and useful Sanskrit-English Dictionary ever compiled.
Number of pages: 1370
Date of publication: 01/01/2006
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