In preparing this edition
extreme care has been taken to make a thorough revision of the book the main
features of which are:-
(a) Over a thousand new words frequently occurring in the English
literature but now given in the previous editions have now been added with their
appropriate Sanskrit equivalents.
(b) In some cases Sanskrit equivalents of words in senses other than
those given in the earlier editions have been supplied.
(c) Words similar in form but different in sense and also their derivatives
were mixed up in the earlier editions to save space. But as this was found to
interfere greatly with clearness and facility of reference they have now been
separately given in some cases to remedy the inconvenience.
(d) The feminine forms of adjectives ending in T, N and S which are
regularly formed by the simple addition of E were given in the previous editions in
the case of the first three letters and then discontinued. They have now been
In Marketing these changes, the original plan of the learned author has been
These additions and alterations will be found to have considerably added to the
usefulness of the book and it is hoped that in its present form. It will be more
helpful to the student world.
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