Pandulekha, Pāṇḍulekha, Pandu-lekha: 7 definitions
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India history and geographySource: 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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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