Help with expression

Maheswaran Nair swantam at ASIANETINDIA.COM
Sat Oct 30 15:55:31 UTC 2004

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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