upaadhmaaniiya and jihvaamuuliiya

Asko H S Parpola aparpola at cc.helsinki.fi
Tue Sep 19 04:05:19 UTC 1995

On Mon, 18 Sep 1995 goodall at vax.ox.ac.uk wrote:

> While reading with a friend I recently noticed the apparently consistent use of
> a symbol for the upaadhmaaniiya (the jihvaamuuliiya did not appear at all) 
> in an early Nepalese palm-leaf manuscript. 
> Can anybody tell me about the use in manuscripts of the upaadhmaaniiya and the
> jihvaamuuliiya?  They are commonly used in Kashmirian manuscripts even of
> non-Vedic texts and I imagine that they are to be found in manuscripts of Vedic
> texts outside Kashmir; but do they commonly occur in other contexts than these?
> Dominic Goodall.
I have seen the upadhmAnIya (but not the jihvAmUlIya) written in Vedic 
manuscripts (palmleaves in Malayalam script) in Kerala.

Asko Parpola  (E-mail Asko.Parpola at Helsinki.Fi)
Department of Asian and African Studies, Univ. of Helsinki


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