A Grammar of the Hind St N Language; In the Oriental and Roman Character

A Grammar of the Hind St N Language; In the Oriental and Roman Character

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...the ' Iliiwanu-s-safa, ' the ' oonrounns. 91 Afroz, ' etc., for the thorough understanding of which, a slight knowledge of the Persian is absolutely requisite. In proof of this, we could point out many compounds which occur in our own selections from the 'Qirad Afroz, ' not to be found in any dictionary, the meaning at the same time being quite obvious to any one who knows Persian. Such, for example, are marham-bahd, 'medicinemoney;' nafas-kusht, ' mortifying of the passions;' L"_$.,5;a_st'tfi-mt'sq', 'of philosophicdisposition, ' e. We may reckon among the compounds such expressions as la md-bdp, 'parents, ' 1; ill ldq'-lcapur, 'Ler and Kapur, ' names of two brother minstrels who lived at the court of Akbar. ' It is barely possible that this may be an imitation of the Sanskrit compound called Dwandwa; though the probability is in favour of its being an idiomatic omission of the conjunction J; ' and, ' between two such words as are usually considered to be associated together. In works purely Hindi, translated from the Sanskrit, such as the ' Prem Szigar, ' it is most likely that such phrases as l0)"-. naiula-jasoda', 'Nanda and Jasode.;' F. Ieriskna-balardm, 'Krishna and Balaram, ' are bona-fide Dwandwas; but it would savour of pedantry to apply the term to such homely expressions as L;/J) 'bread and butter, ' or the very an-classical beverage commonly called lg ' q; )._', videlicet, 'brandy and water.' SECTION V. SYNTAX, OR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES. 61. IN all languages a simple sentence must necessarily consist of three parts, expressed or...show more

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