Welcome to PyCDSL’s documentation!

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PyCDSL is a python interface to Cologne Digital Sanskrit Lexicon (CDSL).


  • CDSL Corpus Management (Download, Update, Access)

  • Unified Programmable Interface to access all dictionaries available at CDSL

  • Command Line Interfaces for quick and easy search

    • Console Command: cdsl

    • REPL Interface (powered by cmd2)

  • Extensive support for transliteration using indic-transliteration module

  • Search by key, value or both

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