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A gateway to the six languages: Cambridge, University Library, MS Add.1698

Abstract:

This late fourteenth-century palm-leaf manuscript from Nepal bears witness to close scholarly engagement with Sanskrit texts by speakers of the Tibeto-Burmese language Newari. It contains a Newari translation-cum-commentary of Amarasiṃha’s lexicographical masterpiece, the Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana, prepared by the scholar Maṇika. According to the author, the purpose of this Newari commentary is to provide a tool to become proficient in the Six Langu...

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10.1515/9783110776492-011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Bodleian Special Collections
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
De Gruyter Publisher's website
Pages:
183-198
Series:
Studies in Manuscript Cultures
Series number:
24
Host title:
Medieval Multilingual Manuscripts: Case Studies from Ireland to Japan
Place of publication:
Berlin/Boston
Publication date:
2022-04-04
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EISBN:
9783110776492
EISSN:
2365-970X
ISSN:
2365-9696
ISBN:
9783110775990
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English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1260177
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pubs:1260177
Deposit date:
2022-05-20

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