The book is an old Kannada Dictionary based on Vachana with proper Chandas. It is possibly written in 18th century asper Reverend Ferdinand Kittel (1832-1903) whowas a German missionary who lived in India for over 50 years. He is best known for his work on the Kannada language, which culminated in the publication of his Kannada-English Dictionary in 1894 1. The dictionary is considered a seminal work in the field of Kannada lexicography and is still widely used today). It looks like that based on this work, Thontadarya's Karnataka Shabda Manjari. This Dictionary has 666 Chapters and has given meaning for1416 Words, It is not known who is the writer. A copy of this manuscript was given by Mr. B. Lewis Rice, Director of Archaeological Researches in Mysore to the Authors who wrote this dictionary with the help of Rev. Kittel's Dictionary.