Definition of Grantha in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrʌntə/


[mass noun]
A southern Indian alphabet dating from the 5th century ad, used by Tamil brahmans for the Sanskrit transcriptions of their sacred books.
Example sentences
  • 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.


From Sanskrit grantha (see Adi Granth).

Words that rhyme with Grantha

Arunta, Bunter, chunter, grunter, Gunter, hunter, junta, punter, shunter

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Line breaks: Gran|tha

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