Including Both the Classical Language, &
the Older Dialects, of Veda & Brahmana
By William Dwight Whitney
Reprinted from the 2nd edition of 1889
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
576 pages, Illustrated, 5 ¾" x 8 ¾"
This book is planned on different model from those existing already. The objects in preparing this grammar were to make a presentation of the language as they show themselves in use in the literature and as they are laid down by the native grammarians. The grammar also includes the forms and constructions of the older languages as found in the Vedas and the Brahmans. The author has also made use of other Vedic texts and various works of Brahmana period, both in printed and in manuscript form.
CONTENTS: Alphabet. System of Sounds. Rules of Euphonic Combination. Declension. Nouns & Adjectives. Numerals. Pronouns. Conjugation. Present. Perfect. Aorist. Future. Participles. Infinitives. Gerunds. Secondary Conjugation. Compound Conjugation. Indeclinables. Declinable Stems. Formation of Compound Stems.
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