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P. B. Desai

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Pandurangrao Bhimrao Desai (1910–1974) was an Indian epigraphist, historian, and archaeologist. [1]

24 relations: Dharwad, English language, Epigraphia Indica, Epigraphy, Gulbarga district, Hampi, India, Kannada, Kannada alphabet, Karnataka, Koppal, Marathi language, Mumbai, Nizam of Hyderabad, Rashtrakuta dynasty, Sanskrit, Tamil language, Tamil script, Telugu language, Telugu people, Telugu script, Urdu, Vijayanagara Empire, Western Chalukya Empire.


Dharwad is the district headquarters of Dharwad district in the state of Karnataka, India.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Epigraphia Indica

Epigraphia Indica was the official publication of Archaeological Survey of India from 1882 to 1977.

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Epigraphy (ἐπιγραφή, "inscription") is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing conclusions about the writing and the writers.

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Gulbarga district

Gulbarga district, officially known as Kalaburagi district, is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India.

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Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.

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Kannada alphabet

The Kannada Script (IAST: Kannaḍa lipi) is an abugida of the Brahmic family, used primarily to write the Kannada language, one of the Dravidian languages of South India especially in the state of Karnataka, Kannada script is widely used for writing Sanskrit texts in Karnataka.

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Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.

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Koppal is a town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Marathi language

Marathi (मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra, India.

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Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Nizam of Hyderabad

The Nizam of Hyderabad (Nizam-ul-Mulk, also known as Asaf Jah) was a monarch of the Hyderabad State, now divided into Telangana state, Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka and Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

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Rashtrakuta dynasty

Rashtrakuta (IAST) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent between the sixth and 10th centuries.

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Tamil language

Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.

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Tamil script

The Tamil script (தமிழ் அரிச்சுவடி) is an abugida script that is used by Tamils and Tamil speakers in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and elsewhere to write the Tamil language, as well as to write the liturgical language Sanskrit, using consonants and diacritics not represented in the Tamil alphabet.

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Telugu language

Telugu (తెలుగు) is a South-central Dravidian language native to India.

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Telugu people

The Telugu people or Telugu Praajalu are the people who speak Telugu as a first language.

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Telugu script

Telugu script (Telugu lipi), an abugida from the Brahmic family of scripts, is used to write the Telugu language, a Dravidian language spoken in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as well as several other neighbouring states.

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Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language.

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Vijayanagara Empire

The Vijayanagara Empire (also called Karnata Empire, and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India.

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Western Chalukya Empire

The Western Chalukya Empire ruled most of the western Deccan, South India, between the 10th and 12th centuries.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._B._Desai

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