MS PUL Woolner 6984 (Sāmānyanirukti)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6984
Catalogue No. 346  (Vol. II, p. 22)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (slightly stained)

Size in mm

Folio 245 x 115
Writing Area 195 x 90

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 15
Akṣaras per Line 40

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 13
Foliation (from Label) 13

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete, 400 granthas  (400 granthas also according to 1r, right margin, pencil, arabic)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) initial invocation and end colophon preserved and digitized

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas  (single and double)


Other Emphasis underlining m.sec. with blue colored crayon  (name of author on 1r and part of end colophon on 13v)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left corner  (upper left and lower right margin on 13v )

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation sā•kro•
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment  (akṣara inserted in first line and written immediately above the lacuna)
Style of Writing upright  (secondary)
Frequency infrequent  (only once in the present sample of photographs)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 22) / Title Page or Title Folio (upper margin of 1r, pencil, nāgarī)
Sāmānyanirukti Kroḍapatra (gadādharīya)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 22)
Sāmānyanirukti Kroḍapatra
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: written between parenthesis
   Source: Text (1v,1)
Uniform Title Sāmānyanirukti

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 22) / PUL Label / Text (1v,1)
Uniform Name Gadādhara