Author: Dr. D N Shankara Bhat
Edition: First Edition, 2017
Publisher: D N Shankara Bhat
This dictionary has been written to help those who would like to know which of the words used in Kannada writing are native words and which of them are Sanskrit loan words.
Using more native Kannada words and reducing unnecessary Sanskrit loan words will help increase the reach of Kannada writing. This dictionary will also help those who would be interested in increasing the reach of Kannada writing by providing them with Kannada equivalents of Sanskrit loan words.
This dictionary also has many newly coined words which will help those who would want to coin new Kannada words in place of the Sanskrit loan words.