avagraha in Malayalam Manuscript

Walter Slaje slaje at T-ONLINE.DE
Fri Aug 31 02:07:00 EDT 2007


R. Grünendahl, South Indian Scripts in
Sanskrit Manuscripts and Prints,
Wiesbaden (Harrassowitz) 2001, p. 92
(sub Malayalam Basis Characters and
Ligatures, avagraha):

"only in prints; avagraha not documented
in mss.!"

Best, WS

 "Kengo Harimoto"
<mailto:kengo.harimoto at UNI-HAMBURG.DE>
schrieb:
> In manuscripts I have used, there are occasional uses of a sign that 
> must be meant to be avagraha. (And we are talking about Sanskrit 
> manuscripts written in Malayalam script, right?) Unfortunately I am 
> being unable to find a sample right away.
> 
> All the best,
> 
> -- 
> kengo harimoto
> 
> On Aug 30, 2007, at 21:25 , Christophe Vielle wrote:
> 
> > From my personal experience of reading Sanskrit manuscripts in 
> > Malayalam script, I never came across any special sign noting the 
> > avagraha, which appears to be never written in this script.
> > Christophe Vielle (at the snake-boat race in Aranmula, Kerala)
> >
> >> Collegues
> >> Is there any evidence for use of avagraha (akAra praslesha) sign 
> >> in Malayalam Manuscripts. If so please try to give refereance or 
> >> image of the same with details
> >> With thanks and regards
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