Pandulekha, Pāṇḍulekha, Pandu-lekha: 7 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pāṇḍu-lekha.—(IE 3-5), chalk. Note: pāṇḍu-lekha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

See also (synonyms): Pāṇḍu-lekhya.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṇḍulekha (पाण्डुलेख).—a sketch made with chalk; a rough draft or sketch made on the ground, board &c.; पाण्डुलेखेन फलके भूमौ वा प्रथमं लिखेत् । न्यूनाधिकं तु संशोध्य पश्चात् पत्रे निवेशयेत् (pāṇḍulekhena phalake bhūmau vā prathamaṃ likhet | nyūnādhikaṃ tu saṃśodhya paścāt patre niveśayet) || Vyāsa.

Derivable forms: pāṇḍulekhaḥ (पाण्डुलेखः).

Pāṇḍulekha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇḍu and lekha (लेख).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāṇḍulekha (पाण्डुलेख).—m.

(-khaḥ) A sketch made with chalk, a draft.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāṇḍulekha (पाण्डुलेख).—[substantive] first outline or sketch (lit. pale writing).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāṇḍulekha (पाण्डुलेख):—[=pāṇḍu-lekha] [from pāṇḍu] n. an outline or sketch made with a style or with chalk, [Yājñavalkya [Scholiast or Commentator]; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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