Ciksh Samuccaya; A Compendium of Buddhistic Teaching, Chiefly from Earlier Mah y Na-S Tras
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...in-ta, -na, -anata formed not direct from verbal roots after gunation, but directly from the present-stem. Such are: anutsrjanaia (srjat) 183.9; vipacyana 108.16; avamanyand (manyate) 9.7 (sic lege), 92.6; akrudhyanata 35.9; aparitasyand 36 n. 1; andcchindanatd 126.15; and even pratihanyand 251.14, which must come from a Passive base1). In the common compound word hftrapatrdpya the retention of the nominative form in the first member (sometimes allowed even in Class. Skt. for nouns in r; Whitney 1250. f., cf. Pan. VI. iii. 25), is due, no doubt, to a reminiscence of the Pali-Prakrt hirottappa. % 5. Lexicography. The vocabulary (Index II.) has been arranged to include the chief words of rarity, difficulty or linguistic interest. It may, however, not be out of place here to call attention to several verbal roots occurring which appear to be new to be literature either as to form or meaning, although registered in the Dhatupatha. See the entries under the roots kutt, cagh, jhash, pams, pac. Derivatives from sphand (172 n. 1) and probably from cip (182 n. 1) also occur. 6. Metrics. No essay has been as yet written on the metre and prosody of Buddhist literature as a whole. Nevertheless, the subject is one of great importance to the editor of texts, as well as to the 1) Since writing the above I find that this very class of formations provoked the wrath of Kumarila. See TantravarttikS p. 173.19 quoted by Ponssin JEAS. '02, p. 371 note, where pajyata (not as yet found) is given as an example of barbarism. Cf. also vikirana Av.-c, . 96.7 and Speyer ad loc. critical student. This has been recognized by Prof. FausbOll in the valuable appendix to his first edition of the Dhammapada (p. 436 sqq.), while in the short preface (pp. VI, VII) to his...
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