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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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OCR-ing small files/ few pages with Google Drive.

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 23:44
Please see: -- -- Vishvas /विश्वासः
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Save and collect manuscripts

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 02:07
This letter was posted on Facebook by me, then to PM and related ministry. I hope sharing it here will increase reach of message. I'm not going to have debate on this on forum. Suggestions/Additions are welcome on my personal email. Sharing this message through any medium to encourage people to
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Seek copy-paste-able unicode accented sanskrit text.

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 04:01
(attn:ajit) ​namaste, Apart from the ( Rgveda​ <> and the parAnkusha ), are you aware of large chunks of accented copy-pasteable v
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Re: Google Groups Invitation: sanskrit-kojo development

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 07:41
2015-05-02 16:54 GMT-07:00 Vipul Pandey (Google Groups) <>: > Vishvas, can you please add this to sanskrit-programmers group if you deem > fit? > अनेन किमभिप्रेतमिति न जानामि, किञ्च सूचनां प्रसारयामि। मित्राणि, युष्मभ्यमिदं​ रोचेत -
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Fwd: [SBshikshakagana] Why Has Samskritam Not Been Added to Google Translate?

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 05:40
​​A thread of interest. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- "Why Has Sanskrit Not Been Added to Google Translate?"!topic/google-translate-api/ywzVNrLFrfw Google translate मध्ये संस्कृतस्य अस्तित्वं भवति चेत्‌ अतीव लाभदायकम्‌ | अतः अस्मिन् thread मध्ये
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my kojo repository

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 22:20
नमस्ते! अद्य मया एकस्मिन् Kojo fork क्र्रुतम् | (hope it's not a totally botched up sentence :) Will try to put up a little UI in Kojo to let the students experiment with sandhi (i.e. this piece of the plan): "Sandhi (a lot of background would alread
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Looking for "old/northern/calcutta/nirnaya-sAgara style" devanagari fonts

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 06:52
Hi! ​I am looking for "old/northern/calcutta/nirnaya-sAgara style" devanagari fonts​ (I am already aware of sahadeva, uttara and Sanskrit 2003), which are available under licenses that *don't* restrict commercial use. (GNU GPL is fine.) I hasten to clarify that I am not making any money out o
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Bloomfield Vedic Concordance as a stardict dictionary.

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 08:51
bcc: nandu and kasturi. A new stardict dictionary is available for the enjoyment of Veda connoiseurs. Example output: From bloomfield-vedic-sa कृणुष्व पाजः (M;S.११।९।२।८, पाजाः) प्रसितिं न पृथ्वीम् RV.4.4.1a; VS.13.9a; TS.; MS.2.7.15a: 97.7; KS.10.5; 16.15a; AB.1.19.8; KB.8.4; ;SB.7
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Vartika data request

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 17:25
Dear all, Sorry for cross posting. I need the Vartika number and Vartika in digital format (.txt, .xls, .csv or any other kind of database etc) Something similar to I would be grateful for any pointers. -- Dr. Dhaval Patel, I.A.S
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संस्कृतेन साङ्गणकशिक्षा!

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 19:33
संस्कृतेन साङ्गणकशिक्षा ऽत्र दीयमाना भवद्भ्योऽपि रोचेत! -- -- Vishvas /विश्वासः
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Sanskrit linguistic data

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:58
There are various sources of Sanskrit linguistic data available online, but they vary widely in coverage and quality. So I've spent some time collating the best of this data into a simple format that's easy to use. There are still some problems to work out, but I think that this data is useful
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