Lesson 48 – Features of Vedic Sanskrit – Infinitives, Sandhi and others

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the last lesson, Lesson 47, we looked at some of the key features of Vedic Sanskrit, especially at tense systems and the subjunctive. We said that there are many features of Vedic Sanskrit that have been … Continue reading Lesson 48 – Features of Vedic Sanskrit – Infinitives, Sandhi and others

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Lesson 40 – Outlines Of Syntax – 3

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 and in Lesson 39, we continued this. We said that syntax deals with the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language. In Lesson … Continue reading Lesson 40 – Outlines Of Syntax – 3

Lesson 15 – Infinitives and potential passive participles (gerundives)

In lesson 14, we looked at verbal prefixes and continuatives. In this lesson we will look at infinitives and the potential passive participle (gerundive). A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link] Infinitives The infinitive is normally used to indicate the motive or purpose … Continue reading Lesson 15 – Infinitives and potential passive participles (gerundives)