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CC Ādi 16.99

Text

tumi baḍa paṇḍita, mahākavi-śiromaṇi
yāṅra mukhe bāhirāya aiche kavya-vāṇī

Synonyms

tumi — you; baḍa paṇḍita — greatly learned scholar; mahā-kavi — of all great poets; śiromaṇi — the topmost; yāṅra — of whom; mukhe — in the mouth; bāhirāya — emanates; aiche — such; kāvya-vāṇī — poetic language.

Translation

“You are the most learned scholar and the topmost of all great poets, for otherwise how could such fine poetry come from your mouth?