<p style='text-align: justify;'>The <i>Amarakośa</i> by Amarasiṃha, probably a Buddhist author, is the most renowned Sanskrit lexicographical work, seemingly composed around the middle of the first millennium CE. "The bulk of the <i>Amarakośa</i> is a synonymic dictionary whose articles are grouped subjectwise" (Vogel 1979: 311). The fame of the "Immortal Lexicon" goes far beyond the boundaries of the Indian subcontinent, as testified by its renderings in Tibetan, Chinese, Mongolian, Sinhalese and Burmese, among others. A further proof of its importance and popularity is the number of commentaries dedicated to it: at least eighty, of which many still remain unpublished. A 19th-century paper manuscript, well written in more than one hand with <i>daṇḍa</i>s in red ink and occasional annotations. The first book of the work ends with its index in a folio numbered 16 as the previous one. The last folio (numbered 53) bears an index to the second chapter(</p>
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