A Sanskrit Grammar For Students

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Item Code: IDD541
Author: Arthur A. Macdonell
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8120805046
Pages: 284
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 7" X 4.7"
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Book Description

About the Book:

The aim of this book is to provide the student with that grammatical equipment which is necessary for reading a Sanskrit text with ease and exactness

The book is divided into seven chapters and three appendices. Chapters 1-2 deal with the Sanskrit alphabet and euphonic combinations - external and internal sandhis. Chapters 3-4 describe the system of Sanskrit declension and conjugation. Chapters 5-6 are related to indeclinable words, nominal stem formation and compounds. Chapter 7 deals with syntax. The three appendices contain: (1) list of verbs, (2) metre in Classical Sanskrit, and (3) chief peculiarities of Vedic grammar.

The book is fully documented. It comprises: (1) Introduction with a History of Sanskrit Grammar; (2) Table of Devanagari Letters; (3) Sanskrit Index; and (4) General Index.

CONTENTS

PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION

PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

INTRODUCTION: BRIEF HISTORY OF SANSKRIT GRAMMAR

TABLE OF THE DEVANAGARI LETTERS

CHAPTER I: THE ALPHABET
Relation of Sanskrit to Vedic and to the Indian Vernaculars - Origin of Indian Writing - Arrangement of the Letters - The Vowels - The Consonants - The Numerical Figures - Pronunciation.

CHAPTER II: EUPHONIC COMBINATION
External Sandhi: Combination of Vowels and of Consonants - Internal Sandhi: Combination of Vowels and of Consonants

CHAPTER III: DECLENSION
Nouns: Consonants stems - unchangeable -changeable: with Two Stems: With Three Stems - Vowel stems - Degrees of Comparison - Numerals: Cardinals - Ordinals - Numeral Adverbs - Pronouns; Personal - Demonstrative - Interrogative - Relative - Reflexive - Possessive - Compound - Quantitative - Indefinite - Pronominal Adjectivces

CHAPTER IV: CONJUGATION
Introductory - The Present System - First Conjugation - Second Conjugation - The Augment - Reduplication - Terminals - Paradigms - Irregularities - The Perfect - The Aorist: First Aorist - Second Aorist - Benedictive - Future - Conditional - Passive - Participles - Gerund - Infinitive - Derivative Verbs: Causative - Desiderative - Intensive - Denominative.

CHAPTER V: INDECLINABLE WORDS
Prepositions - Prepositional Adverbs - Prepositional Substantives - Prepositional Gerunds - Conjunctive and Adverbial Particles - Interjections

CHAPTER VI: NOMINAL STEM FORMATION AND COMPOUNDS
Primary Suffixes - Secondary Suffixes - Gender - Verbal Compounds - Nominal Compounds: Co-ordinatives - Determinatives: Dependent and Descriptive - Possessives

CHAPTER VII: SYNTAX
Introductory - Order of Words - The Article - Number - Concord - Pronouns - Use of the Cases - Locative and Genitive Absolute - Participles - Infinitive - Use of the Tenses - Use of the Moods - Conditional

APPENDIX I: LIST OF VERBS

APPENDIX II: METRE IN CLASSICAL SANSKRIT

APPENDIX III: CHIEF PECULIARITIES OF VEDIC GRAMMAR

SANSKRIT INDEX

GENERAL INDEX

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