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

23 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 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 (from the ἐπιγραφή epi-graphē, literally "on-writing", 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 (Hampe) is a village in northern Karnataka, India.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ kannaḍa) or Canarese/Kanarese, is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in the South Indian state of Karnataka, and by linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, and Goa.

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Kannada alphabet

The Kannada alphabet (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 is a state in 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) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by Marathi people of Maharashtra.

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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-ul-Mulk of Hyderabad, popularly known as the Nizam of Hyderabad, was a monarch of the Hyderabad State, now divided into the states of Telangana, 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 the 10th centuries.

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Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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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, 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 telugu) is a Dravidian language and is the only language other than Hindi, English and Bengali that is predominantly spoken in more than one Indian state, being the primary language in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as well as in the town of Yanam where it is also an official language.

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Telugu people

The Telugu people or Telugu Prajalu are a South Asian ethnic group.

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Telugu script

Telugu script, an abugida from the Brahmic family of scripts, is used to write the Telugu language, a language found 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 standardised 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 an empire based in South India, in the Deccan Plateau region.

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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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