A question on "mugdha/A"

K S Arjunwadkar arjunwadkar at MCMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 30 04:47:55 UTC 1999

Date sent:              Thu, 29 Jul 1999 11:49:29 +0100
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From:                   John Smith <jds10 at CAM.AC.UK>
Subject:                Re: A question on "mugdha/A"
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> On Thu, 29 Jul 1999, Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan wrote:
> > I would appreciate if the list members could provide contextual information
> > on the earliest occurrence of the Sanskrit word "mugdha/A" with the meaning
> > "charming". Thanks in advance.
> Negative evidence to start off your investigation: the word does not occur
> at all in the Mahabharata or the Ramayana.
> John Smith
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The surest place to get this information is the scriptorium of the
project of A Dictionary of Sanskrit on Historical Principles, Deccan
College (now a deemed university), Pune, India.

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