Lesson 25 – Bahuvrīhi 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 24, we looked at tatpuruṣa  तत्पुरुष compounds. These are compound words where the प्राधान्यम् prādhānyam is on the second element. For example, in the word, nadītīram नदीतीरम् (the bank of a river), the syntactically important word … Continue reading Lesson 25 – Bahuvrīhi compounds