Paniniyavyakaranodaharanakosah; La grammaire panineenne par ses exemples; Paninian Grammar through Its Examples, vol. I: Udaharanasamaharah; L'ensemble des exemples; The Collection of Examples; samsodhitaprakasanam, edition re'visee, revised edition.

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Paniniyavyakaranodaharanakosah; La grammaire panineenne par ses exemples; Paninian Grammar through Its Examples, vol. I: Udaharanasamaharah; L'ensemble des exemples; The Collection of Examples; samsodhitaprakasanam, edition re'visee, revised edition. Two parts. By F. GRIMAL, V. VENKATARAJA SARMA, S. LAKSHMINARASIMHAM, K. V. RAMAKRISHNAMACHARYULU, and JAGADEESH BHAT. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Series, vols. 309, 310; Collection indologie 93.1.1, 2. Tirupati: RASHTRIYA SANSKRIT VIDYAPEETHA; Pondiche'ry: ECOLE FRANCAISE D'EXTREME-ORIENT; INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE PONDICHERY, 2018. Pp. xiii + 757 + 481. Rs. 680 (vol. 1), 450 (vol. 2).

The Udaharanasamaharah "The collection of examples" is a revised edition of the first of nine planned volumes, of which volumes I, II, III.2, and IV were published previously and reviewed by me in JAOS 129.4 (2009): 715-19, JAOS 131.4 (2011): 663-65, and JAOS 137.4 (2017): 668-69. The present publication in two parts consists of a comprehensive index of examples in four major commentaries on Panini's (c. 4th c. BCE) Astadhyayi: Patanjali's (c. 150 BCE) Mahdbhasya, Jayaditya and Vamana's Kasikavrtti (7th c. CE), Purusottamadeva's (12th c. CE) Bhasavrtti, and Bhattoji DIksita's (16th c. CE) Siddhantakaumudi, revised with the help of Dr. Jagadeesh Bhat, under the supervision of Professor K. V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part one of the volume lists the examples as headwords in Sanskrit alphabetical order in 757 pages. The second part indexes examples by surras listed in Astadhyayi order in 481 pages. This part lists the examples under subheadings of the commentary in which the example is given, under main headings of the sutra in the derivation of which the rule provides a step. The work contains a two-page foreword in English by V. Muralidhara Sharma and an introduction paralleled in three languages: Sanskrit (pp. i-v), French (pp. vii-ix), and English (pp. xi-xiii).

While this revised edition supplies omissions and corrects errors in the first edition of 2005, the principal difference is that it presents examples as they appear in the commentaries. Hence if an example is given in a commentary with a gloss or some context, it is listed again with the gloss or context. If an example consists of multiple words given in different orders in different commentaries, it is listed again with each...

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