Sinhalese school text and Pali dictionary.

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Sinhalese school text and Pali dictionary.

Leaf 1, p1, Sinhalese alphabet.

Leaf 1, p2, The beginning of Vadankaripota: a school text used in the native Sinhalese schools and Buddhist temples, written in the 18th century. This copy may also belong to the 18th century.

Leaves 2-6, Pali in the Sinhalese character Ekakkharakosa; a dictionary of Pali words of one syllable; and portions of Abhidhanap-padipika, a dictionary of Pali.

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Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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