Help with expression

Kenneth Zysk zysk at HUM.KU.DK
Sat Oct 30 12:34:25 EDT 2004


Dear Prof. Maheswaran Nair,

I think you hit the nail on the head.

Do the other numbers: 1-6, refer to June 1st, giving the date of copying as
1 June 1929?

Many thanks for your help.

With best wishes,

Ken Zysk

----- Original Message -----
From: "Maheswaran Nair" <swantam at ASIANETINDIA.COM>
To: <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2004 5:55 PM
Subject: Re: Help with expression


> Hello,
> pratiruupitasamaya.h means date of copying.If the manuscript is of Kerala
> origin the date 1-6-105 probably is in Malayalam or Kollam era.105 may be
> for 1105 and this usage is common in Malayalam.Current  Malayalam year is
> 1180.
>
> K.Maheswaran Nair
> University of Kerala
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kenneth Zysk <zysk at HUM.KU.DK>
> Date: Saturday, October 30, 2004 5:40 pm
> Subject: Help with expression
>
>> On a Nagari copy of a manuscript from South India, I came across the
>> following:
>>
>> pratiruupitasamaya.h  1-6-105.
>>
>> It comes in the context of a description of the copy by the scribe.
>>
>> I should greatly appreciate it if someone could give the meaning
>> of this.
>>
>> Many thanks,
>>
>> Ken
>>
>



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