ID: 109609
Full name: Anekārthasamuccaya
Author: Śāśvata
Year: 650 c.
Language: Sanskrit
Discipline: Kośaśāstra
Genre: Kośa, Nānārtha
Length: 807 verses
Structure: 6 sections
Alternative names: Śāśvatakośa
Name in local script: अनेकार्थसमुच्चय, शाश्वतकोश
More facts:
  • The Śāśvatakośa is an important early lexicon disambiguating the multiple senses of homonyms and near-homonyms.
  • It derives much from the corresponding section of the Amarakośa while adding more lexical information gleaned from kāvya sources.
  • Later lexicographers like Maṅkha and Hemacandra rely heavily on the Śāśvatakośa.
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Relates to Works
This work is an adaptation of: Amarakośa
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    • Amarakośa - Verbatim, No attribution (Many entries)
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People mentioned in this work: Varāhamihira
Suggested citation: Keerthi N. "Anekārthasamuccaya." Pandit. <>. Updated on October 09, 2021 05:11 pm IST.
Contributors: Naresh Keerthi