A Grammar of the Sunscrit Language; On a New Plan

A Grammar of the Sunscrit Language; On a New Plan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...order of time, situation, or rank, are commonly placed first; as, ?Rhfcrr, the woman and the man. JTOHftNt, the honey and the clarified butter. 3TfcTfTTTrr, the moving and the staying. Trfgrr, the master and the scholar. %rffji: fsn: iT?Tf, the cold, the dewy, and the spring seasons. "WV TFETJraifrt, the form, the taste, the smell, and the touch. Nouns ending with Sh, when they mean persons related to each other hy nature or similar professions, change the to-3U; as, fT TPjsb, the father and the son. tntqriliiiflTi, the offerer, the purifier, the sprinkler, and the chanter. Otherwise viflfHiuir, the enjoyer and the enjoyment. When the names of two divinities are put together in the Vaidas, the last vowel of the first word is made long; as, fiWtrT, the Sun and Neptune. After the first word the position is optional. SECOND GENUS. When unity, opposition, or diminution of idea is conveyed; when the words mean inanimate substances; countries, towns, or rivers of different genders; parts of an army or the body; and when the last member ends with a letter of the class, Jt, or, the compound must be of the second genus; as, Literally, the trunks, haunches, and heads of elephants, horses, and charioteers. Before Ttt; bind, rain, 3Tia kill, enlarge, approve, or -l bear, the final vowel of any preposition or noun is made long. As, tTR, a shoe; the rainy season. Sf with 3Hjr makes 5fi?j, a large loan; with 3f, makes 1h clear decision; with jx or lw, Tfa, Tihi and Ijbj, a servant. A preposition ending with E or is long before -ktt; as, ?f rftrtsr, a comparison. 7th. By doubling the word, lengthening the last syllable of the former word, and inserting x in the last syllable of the latter; as, snftr, a pulling of each other's hair; Jnf%, a fighting...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594827
  • 9781236594822