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malayalam literature >> Sabdatharavali

first and the most authentic Malayalam dictionary till date written by Sreekanteswaram G. Padmanabha Pillai. (Malayalam is the mother tongue of the people of the state of kerala in India)

Sreekanteswaram (1864-1946) dedicated his life to Malayalam lexicography He began to work on the lexicon aged 32 years and self-published the first edition comprising 500 copies with a cover price of Rs. 22 at the age of 58.

Besides being a dictionary, Sabdatharavali offers references to classical texts, archaic expressions and dialectical variations

 It is a voluminous text spanning 2,056 pages in one part alone.
Is sells around 5000 copies annually according to the publishers.


 

 

Review according to most well known figures in malayalam language.

the most-standardised and most-accepted Malayalam lexicon also the first and the most authentic Malayalam dictionary to date


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