The author would also gratefully acknowledge the encouragement he has received from the interest that several gentlemen have taken in his composing the present Grammar, of whom he may mention Mr. B. Lewis rice, c. I. E., M. R. A. Director of the Archaeological Researches in Mysore; the Rev. G. Richter, late Inspector of Schools in Coorg; Dr. E. Hultzsch, Government Epigraphist, Bangalore; Dr. J. F. Fleet, bo. 0. S., M. R. A. S., c. I. E., and Professor R. Garbe, ph. D., Tubingen.