Lesson 24 – Tatpuruṣa compounds

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 23, we looked at compounds in general and also at dvandva द्वन्द्व compounds in particular. In this lesson we will look at tatpuruṣa compounds. In the last lesson we said that compound words … Continue reading Lesson 24 – Tatpuruṣa compounds

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Lesson 23 – Compound words

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In Lesson 22, we took a story, “The hermit, and the mouse that was changed to a tiger”, from the Hitopadeśa (book iv, fable 6) and analysed it. In the next few lessons we will look at compound … Continue reading Lesson 23 – Compound words

Lesson 22 – 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 21, we looked at the conjugation of athematic verbs of class 3. Class 3 roots form their stems by reduplicating the roots. That is, they add a (sometimes modified) part of the root to … Continue reading Lesson 22 – A story from the Hitopadeśa

Lesson 21 – Athematic verbs – Class 3

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In some of our early lessons, we looked at the conjugation of thematic verbs - classes 1, 4, 6 and 10. Later on, in lessons 16 and 17 we looked the conjugation of verbs of root … Continue reading Lesson 21 – Athematic verbs – Class 3

Lesson 20 – Athematic verbs – Classes 7 and 9

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In lesson 19, we looked at athematic verbs of classes 5 and 8. We said that in class 5, -no -नो is added to the root to make the strong stem and -nu -नु is added to the … Continue reading Lesson 20 – Athematic verbs – Classes 7 and 9

Lesson 19 – Athematic verbs – Classes 5 and 8

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In lessons 16 and 17, we looked at athematic verbs of class 2. We looked at the active and middle voices of the present indicative, the imperfect, the optative and the imperative tenses, and also at … Continue reading Lesson 19 – Athematic verbs – Classes 5 and 8