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Volume 10 : 2 February 2010
ISSN 1930-2940

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Automatic Nominal Morphological Recognizer and
Analyzer for Sanskrit: Method and Implementation

Subhash Chandra, M.Phil., Ph.D. Candidate


The paper “Automatic Nominal Morphology Recognizer and Analyzer for Sanskrit: Method and Implementation” describes a system “Sanskrit Subanta Recognizer and Analyzer” developed for the degree of Master of Philosophy submitted to Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies (SCSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi .The system presents a model for Sanskrit nominal morphology (subanta) recognition and analysis (i.e. prakti-pratyaya vibhaga) for ordinary (laukika) Sanskrit texts. The authors while describing the components of this model also reported the research and development (R&D) done by author.

Keywords: Sanskrit Morphology, Sanskrit Noun Phrase Analyzer, Subanta Analyzer, Sanskrit Morphological System, Morphological Analysis Methods, Morphological Recognizer and Analyzer for Sanskrit, Sanskrit Noun Phrase, etc.

1. Introduction

Some of the highlights of the developed system are as follows –

  • It a Nominal Morphological for Sanskrit.
  • It is an online system available on Therefore zero cost subanta analysis of Sanskrit text could be done by anyone anytime.
  •  Accept input in Unicode (UTF-8) Devnagari and Display in same format.
  • It uses databases for Sanskrit subanta avyaya and verbs.
  • It produced the vibhakti information as well as the subanta formulations of PaNini and later grammarians to parse a text for subanta.
  • It is delivered in a web format using the OOP techniques in Java and SQL server.
  • It can be used for M (A) T from Sanskrit to other languages.
  • It can be used for self-reading and understanding of Sanskrit words.
  • It is major part of Sanskrit Analysis tool.

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Subhash Chandra, M. Phil., Ph.D. Candidate
NLP Group
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)
E-2/1, Block-GP, Sector-5, Salt Lake Electronics Complex
West Bengal, India

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