Item description for A Pali Grammar for Students by Steven Collins, R. F. Yeager, Michael Livingston, Robert F. Yeager, Jason Bedford, Marta Rondon & David Mungello...
This book is intended for modern students, inside or outside the classroom, as a work of reference rather than a "teach yourself" textbook. It presents an introductory sketch of Pali using both European and South Asian grammatical categories. In English-languauge works, Pali is standardly presented in the traditional terms of English grammar, derived from the classical tradition, with which many modern students are unfamiliar. This work discusses and reflects upon those categories, and has an appendix devoted to them. It also introudces the main categories of traditional Sanskrit and Pali grammar, drawing on, in particular, the medieval Pali text Saddaniti, by Aggavamsa. Each grammatical form is illustrated by examples taken from Pali texts, mostly canonical. Although some previous knowledge of Sanskrit would be helpful, the book can also be used by those without previouslinguistic training. A bibliographical appendix refers to other, complementary resources.
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Studio: Silkworm Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 9" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Jan 30, 2007
Publisher Silkworm Books
ISBN 9749511131 ISBN13 9789749511138
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More About Steven Collins, R. F. Yeager, Michael Livingston, Robert F. Yeager, Jason Bedford, Marta Rondon & David Mungello
Collins, twice a world champion, at middlewight and super-middleweight, is currently at the top in his sport. In Millstreet in March 1995 he faced his greatest challenge, Chris Eubank. He & his wife, Gemma, have 3 children, Caoimhe, Stevie, & Clodagh.
Steven Collins currently resides in Steven Collins was born in 1951.
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