An Effort to Develop a Tagged Lexical Resource for Sanskrit

  • S. Varakhedi
  • V. Jaddipal
  • V. Sheeba
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5402)


In this paper we present our efforts to design and develop a structured electronic lexical resource by tagging a Traditional Sanskrit dictionary. We narrate how the whole unstructured raw text of Vācaspatyam an encyclopedic type of Sanskrit Dictionary has been tagged to form a user friendly e-lexicon with structured and segregated information through corpus designing methods.


Sanskrit dictionaries encyclopedia thesaurus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Varakhedi
    • 1
  • V. Jaddipal
    • 2
  • V. Sheeba
    • 3
  1. 1.Sanskrit AcademyHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Rastriya Sanskrit VidyapeethaTirupatiIndia
  3. 3.University of HyderabadHyderabadIndia

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