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Puṇyarāja was the author of a commentary (Ṭīkā) on the Vākyapadīya.
c. 1000 A.D.
Iyer, K.A. Subramania (ed.) (1983),
Vākyapadīya. Containing the Ṭīkā of Puṇyarāja and the ancient Vṛtti. Kāṇda 2.
Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass.
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Shen, Yiming (2021). 'Puṇyarāja'.
. First published on 30 Jun 2021. Last updated on 30 Jun 2021.