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Re: Sanskrit Journalists' Conference 10-11 Dec 2015 Dehli

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 09:54
+sanskrit-programmers - भवत्सु कश्चित् तत्र विवक्षति वा? 2015-08-22 20:15 GMT-07:00 Himanshu Pota : > Dear Ajit and Vishvas, > > I have a very special request to you two for this conference. This is a > journalists' conference but we have extended the definition to
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kShIratarangiNI, dhAtupradIpa, mAdhavIya-dhAtu-vRtti in stardict dictionary format

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:57
Story: A friend pointed me to this wonderful app - . Searching for the data led me to a cache of html files whence I was able to construct these stardict dictionaries. Defects: As seen in the example below (नाथृ vs णाधृ vs
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Distance from Sun to Earth in RgVeda

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 17:42
​Namaste Just wanted to share this interesting piece of information. -itthaM vinItA उषा ------------------------ *Idea about Distance from Sun to Earth in RgVeda-* Perhaps, the great Indian talents in the Vedic age had the knowledge of the speed of light. G.V.Raghavrao in his book quotes a
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A great example of a sanskrit-reading UI

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 21:19 - Mouse-over shows word meanings. -- -- Vishvas /विश्वासः
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Devanagari Unicode fonts

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 14:26
Namaste Here are beautiful Unicode fonts for use of all Samskrt-abhimAnis. Here is the main page- ​With due thanks to the one who informed me about this- -itthaM vinItA​ ​उषा​ -- *"-यद्गत्वा न निवर्तन्ते तद्धाम परमं मम"*
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Re: Sanskrit Sandhis - Do we have a tool for this or can we enhance what we have...

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 19:35
there is sandhi-making code - , but one would need to contact the authors. + chandra. - Can you upload your code to a github repository and publish its location for the benefit of future programmers? 2015-08-07 2:30 GMT-07:00 ogeti krupalu
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A couple of notices about tools for readers of Sanskrit

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:11
Two items that ought to be of interest to this group: 1. About a week ago (or possibly earlier, during the WSC?), Prof. Gerard Huet has released his wonderful Sanskrit Heritage website, including all the source code, so that it can be run offline (on any Unix-like system, such as Linux or Mac O
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Artificial Neural Network for Sanskrit programming

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 00:03
Respected scholars, Recently I have modified one Artificial neural net code for identification of samAsas in Sanskrit language. is the code location. The results are very encouraging. Without feeding any rule to the computer, the following
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पदस्वरकोषः, ऋग्वेदपदपाठकोषश् च stardict रूपेण

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:44
गुप्तप्रतिलिपिः - संस्कृतगणत्रयं प्रति। *किङ् घोषणम्? * ऋग्वेद-पदस्वरकोषः, ऋग्वेद-पदपाठकोषौ च stardict रूपेण प्रकाशिताः। *किमर्थम्?* मुनित्रयेणेष्टरीत्या सस्वरं संस्कृतं विवक्षामि। किञ्च तल्लक्षणानि सूत्राणि स्मृतौ न तिष्ठन्ति सर्वदा सर्वाणि। तेन वेदवाङ्मये लक्ष्ये प्रयोगाः जङ्गमयन्त्रेषु सुल
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Crowdfunding Sanskrit Accent generator

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 21:01
Dear all, Sorry for cross posting to more than one group. Just wanted to spread the word that we are trying to crowdfund a project for Sanskrit Accents. The details of project and crowdfunding at - It is an attempt to replicate the
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HindI shabdasAgar stardict dictionary

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 19:14
(श्रीमदनुनादात् प्राप्ताभ्यस् सञ्चिकाभ्योऽधुना संस्कृतदुहितुर् हिन्दीभाषायाः stardictकोशः प्रकाश्यते। संस्कृतानुरागिभिर् अवधेयं यद् अनया ऽधुनिकहिन्दीशब्दानां संस्कृतमूलानि ज्ञातुं शक्यानि। PS: anunAd - inform hindI users too.) Example output: From hi-shabdasagar बच्छा बच्छा † संज्ञा पुं० [सं
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Trying to create a more optimal Indic input method.

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 06:37
(cross posting to and m17n-list <> - will update both threads in case I receive an answer.) While I was trying to create a more efficient (yet phonetically intuitive) Indic input method (driven by the observation <
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Ileap toUnicode

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 18:23
​Namaste Here is the process which will help to convert Ileap to Unicode. Sharing, as I thought it will be helpful for many. (Pl. ignore if already aware) Ileap Documents to Unicode Conversion ​ inXP​ - It is two step process- 1. Activate Unicode in Windows system. 2. Then convert the Il
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Sun, 05/24/2015 - 09:55
Vidvat jan, I am joining the group to learn and collaborate. Best Wishes Sati Shanakr
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New stardict dictionary: Purana index.

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 06:55
Also just added the purANa index dictionary, whose example output is below (installation tips described earlier hold): अक्रूर (I)--a Yadu prince; welcomed कृष्ण to द्वा- raka. 1: भा. I. ११. १६; १४, २८. The foremost of the sons of श्वफल्क and गान्दिनी; married a daughter of Ugrasena and
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Pali dictionaries.

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 05:48
नमस् तथागताय विष्णवे! I've collected a few pAlii stardict dictionaries I found elsewhere on the internet and put them together in the stardict-pali project: See dictionary archive links in tars.MD <
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parser-type tools to help sanskrit readers.

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 19:51
2015-05-16 6:57 GMT-07:00 ogeti krupalu : > एवं बहवः अन्ये च बहु साहित्यं दोषभूयिष्ठं निर्मान्ति। यदि वयं तत् तथैव > त्यजामः, किं गच्छता कालेन संस्कृतस्य हानिरेव न जायेत? > ​बाढम्​। उचितमिदम्। तर्कयामि
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Method to take backup of github issues

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:12
Respected scholars, Nowadays many NLP scholars are working on Github. Most of the discussion are stored in github issues. I have written a small CLI utility in shell script which may be of interest to the scholars. It takes a backup of github issues and renders an HTML for local viewing with t
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AS transliteration scheme

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 20:07
I was looking at <> where I observed the below transliteration scheme (which I like, but is new to me). Did I get it right? DevanāgarīAS (Ignore case)अaआa1इiईi1उuऊu1एeऐaiओoऔauऋr2ॠr4??ऌl2ॡl4??ंm2ःh2क्k
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