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Need for database of Sanskrit books

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:09
Number Sanskrit languages books is estimated to be in crores. (The national mission for manuscripts in New Delhi has estimated to have 2-3 crore manuscripts.) . This large number suggests that we should have a good database of Sanskrit books in this digital age. As far as I know, we have only
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Request for unicode version of tattvabodhinI 6.2

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 19:32 has tattvabodhinI commentary for all pAdas except 6.2 It seems that the source from which the data was derived lacked 6.2, as can be seen from discussion at I would be grateful
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Stardict dictionary updater - colordict problems

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 10:48
(Archinving the below here for future reference/ help) Forwarded conversation Subject: Star dict Dictionary Updater ------------------------ From: Aneesh Muliyala Date: 2017-02-22 20:55 GMT-08:00 To: I'm using stardict dictionary files. It was
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Newly available stardict dictionaries

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 03:03
A few new dictionaries are now avialable for convenient lookup: Thanks to dhavala (linked in: ​ sa-vyAkaraNa/tars/tars.MD): From siddhAnta-kaumudI 1.1.3 इको गुणवृद्धी १.१.३ गुणवृद्धिशब्दाभ्यां यत्र गुणवृद्धी विधीयेते तत्रेक इति षष्ठ्यन्तं पदमुपतिष्ठते ॥ From padamanjarI 1.1.3 इको
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Request for उणादिसूत्र unicode

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:37
Apologies for cross posting Dear scholars, I know this is a bit too much to ask. By any chance anyone has some unicode version of उणादिसूत्रs and/or their commentaries readily available. Thanks, -- Dr. Dhaval Patel, I.A.S Collector and District Magistrate, Anand
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whatsapp group for sanskrit computation discussion

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 23:29
​bvp to BCC.​ + sanskrit-programmers, edit subject 2017-02-22 4:57 GMT-08:00 Mārcis Gasūns : > >> ​Of course, if there is a project of immediate mutual interest, I (or >> others) would be happy to collaborate. It is perhaps a good idea to >> advertise such projects on
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Software to decrypt ancient Indian maths from classical texts

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:49
Software to decrypt ancient Indian maths from classical texts
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Stardict dictionaries to look up word occurance frequencies.

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:20
Thanks to shrI Martin from, who provided a version of data derived from shrI Oliver's DCS (both cc-ed): We now have a new addition (word occurance
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Re: Introduction to Sanskrit Research Institute and appeal for support

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 05:48
मान्यायै शरण्यायै नमस्काराः। अभियान्त्रिकचातुर्येण संस्कृतसेवा युष्माभिस् स्वनिष्ठीयमाना ऽस्त्य् अस्मत्प्रोत्साहनस्य सम्मोदस्य च हेतुः। ननु वयमत्र तादृशेष्वेव कार्येषु प्रगतिं साधयितुम्!forum/sanskrit-programmers इत्यत्र सङ्घटिताः, अपरत्र च निःक्षिप्तपदाः।
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I Dictionaries online

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:02
*Is it possible to convert Google Translate in to KDictionaries mode for Indic languages? * *This type of Dictionaries may include instantly
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Re: {भारतीयविद्वत्परिषत्} Devanagari not displaying correctly on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 06:54
Install the following packages: iBus-m17n ibus-qt4 m17n-db m17n-contrib ttf-indic-fonts Then use one of the many options available in m17n (such as ITRANS or OPTITRANS). Please note that some (latest) versions of Chrome, Firefox and Opera break these input methods (esp. on spreadsheets
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Major Dictionary updates.

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 06:29
namaste! Some major updates to the dictionary collection (available on your phones via Stardict Dictionary Installer app <> and pydictupdater
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annotating (sanskrit) texts.

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 04:17
namaste friends, shrI sai introduced me to an "easy to install and use" collaborative text annotation tool called BRAT. Annotations can be visualized thus: . Details at . I was impressed by its potential for sanskrit data
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Re: Needed help in writing regular text replacement expression Inbox x

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 04:08
+sanskrit-programmers namaste ken, since i'm in a very busy time, I'll forward this challenge to sanskrit-programmers so that one of them can help you sooner. 2017-02-09 14:01 GMT-08:00 ken p : > Hi Vishvaso, > > I like to replace first consonant in conjunct consonants
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SK XML version 1.1.0 - vArtikas markup added

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:50
Dear all, In pursuance of this subject posted earlier, now version 1.1.0 of the XML file is presented herewith. v1.1.0 Changelog - 1. Added markup for all vArtikas mentioned in SK. 2. HTML and epub format added for easy
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Re: {भारतीयविद्वत्परिषत्} Desktop Sanskrit-English Dictionary (Apte, Macdonell, Monier-Williams)

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 05:03
+ sanskrit-programmers, ajit भोः मान्याः, भवन्तस्तु पुरातनतन्त्राणाम् उपयोगे श्रमं कुर्वन्तीति ममात्र सन्देहः। Copying from : - [ link <> ] mac OSX. Install the
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Siddhantakaumudi unicode in XML

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 15:05
Apologies for cross posting. Dear all, I had been searching for Siddhantakaumudi in unicode for quite some time. Online resources of Paninian grammar usually had commentaries like Balamanorama available, but not original. I recently got one copy of SK from Mr. H. N. Bhat via mailing list
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Samskrit Apps?

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 03:21
sarvebhyo namaH, aham Toronto nagarasya samipe (Canada) nivasaami ... atra baalkendre "samayaH" paath-anantaram teshAm abhyAsArtham ekam 'app' rachitvaa play store madhye sthaapitavantaH - (version 1 - itopi
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Fwd: How to use Gimagereader for Tesseract 4.0.0 alpha for Hindi

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 12:20
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: ShreeDevi Kumar Date: 2016-12-27 20:26 GMT+05:30 Subject: Fwd: How to use Gimagereader for Tesseract 4.0.0 alpha for Hindi To: Sanskrit Team_member , Sivakumar Thyagarajan <>, VishvAs
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Flick-style IM

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 08:56
नमोन्मः I've been playing with a flick style input keyboard using QML. The prototype uses flick-style input and gives easy access to two character without the use of a Shift-key. It also allows for single-handed use without cramming my screen with the full character set (like Google's Indic
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