Definition of Grantha in English:
A southern Indian alphabet dating from the 5th century ad, used by Tamil brahmans for the Sanskrit transcriptions of their sacred books.
- One such manuscript in Sanskrit written in Grantha script is of the Ramayan.
- Consider, for example, that the King has his own brahmin priest of Thai ancestry, or that the Thai script is based upon the South Indian Grantha script.
- Tamil has two written forms - Vattelluttu (round script) which is used for everyday, and Grantha, a traditional script.
Definition of Grantha in:
- US English dictionary
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