[INDOLOGY] Inter se seniority of lexica

Krishnaprasad G krishnaprasadah.g at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 19:13:25 UTC 2020

1. Amara (this is thesarus)
2. Vishva (this is Dictionary)

>From here the rank is interchangeable
3. Medini dictionary
4. Vaijayanti both dictionary and thesaurus
5. Halayudha both
6. Hemachandra dictionary

Some authors like Jains use hemachandra.

Govindaraja uses Bana etc.

On Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 9:46 PM Dhaval Patel via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear scholars,
> It is a known fact that any other lexicon is cited only when Amara is
> silent on that word.
> What I am looking for is what are the most cited lexica in commentarial
> literature after Amara? 2nd, 3rd.... most popular lexica.
> Is there a systematic study in this regard?
> or
> Some list members may share their experience from literature.
> I need this information to arrange the dictionaries in descending order of
> importance for display, so that most important information comes up first.
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