Conventions

Tamil script is transliterated in roman characters according to the transliteration scheme of the Madras Tamil Lexicon.

Abbreviations.

c = column

f or f. = folio

lm = left margin

p = plate

r = recto

v = verso

Transcription/Transliteration conventions

Grantha characters in bold

[ ]   editorial restoration of uncertain or lost text

[a/b]   alternative readings

(a)   unclear reading

⟨ ⟩   editorial addition of omitted text

a   scribal deletion

?   illegible letter

{ }   expansion of a symbol or an abbreviation

///   textual loss at left or right edge of support

=   conjunct letter (i.e k=k transliterates double k written as one letter)