Lesson 39 – Outlines of Syntax – 2

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In Lesson 38, we started looking at syntax. We said that syntax deals with the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language. In Lesson 38, we looked at Word Order, Number, … Continue reading Lesson 39 – Outlines of Syntax – 2

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Lesson 38 – Outlines of Syntax – 1

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In Lesson 37, we took a story, “The Brahmin and his faithful mongoose“, fable 13 of book 4, of the Hitopadeśa. and analysed the text. In this, and the next few lessons, we will look at Sanskrit … Continue reading Lesson 38 – Outlines of Syntax – 1

Lesson 37 – A story from the Hitopadeśa

A short  YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the previous lesson, lesson 36, we looked at how declinable stems are derived from roots. We mentioned that, in Sanskrit, all words are derived from basic elements called roots. Words are derived from roots by the addition of suffixes. … Continue reading Lesson 37 – A story from the Hitopadeśa

A Sanskrit Crossword

This is a Sanskrit crossword based on the Latin script. The solution will be uploaded next week. The solution answers are taken from the the next lesson, Lesson 37, A story from the Hitopadeśa, which will be uploaded this Sunday, 15th April. So when you go through the next lesson you will be able to easily … Continue reading A Sanskrit Crossword

Lesson 36 – Derivation of Declinable Stems

A short  YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the previous lesson, lesson 35, we looked at indeclinables (called avyaya अव्यय by the Sanskrit grammarians). In this lesson we will look at how declinable stems are derived from roots. In lesson 1, we mentioned that, in Sanskrit, … Continue reading Lesson 36 – Derivation of Declinable Stems

Lesson 35 – Indeclinables

A short  YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the previous lesson, lesson 34, we looked at the Aorist. In this lesson we will look at indeclinables (called avyaya अव्यय by the Sanskrit grammarians). Indeclinables, as their name suggests, remain the same in all cases, numbers, … Continue reading Lesson 35 – Indeclinables