Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 2

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1996 - Sanskrit language - 437 pages
Introduction to Sanskrit, in two volumes, is designed to open the door to India`s rich spiritual literature. This self-teaching guide presents Sanskrit pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in simple and systematic steps, allowing students to easily master the fundamentals of this enchanting language. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with concise explanations and easy practice exercises. Also included in Part One is a reading from the Bhagavad-Gita and sanskrit quotations from the Rk Samhita, Upanisads, Yoga, Sutras, Brahma Sutra, and Manu Smrti. Part Two uses verses from the Bhagavad-Gita to teach principles of grammar, and includes additional essays on Sanskrit pronunciation and grammar.
 

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Some inconsistencies between exercises and answers, and a few errors too. However they're easy to recognise and to work out, e.g. an exercise asking you to translate the word 'deer' without specifying ... Read full review

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I wish I knew about this textbook when I first started studying Sanskrit. I great starter text for those wanting to study Sanskrit. Very clear and easy to follow. Exercise answers included in the book. Read full review

Contents

LESSON NINETEEN
1
Words from chapter 2 verse 45
15
Verb classes 1 4 6 10
30
Words from chapter 2 verse 48
44
Vocabulary Words from chapter 2 verse 49
61
Words from chapter 2 verse 50
83
Nouns ending in in
92
Words from chapter 2 verse 51
100
Words from chapter 2 verse 55
199
Words from chapter 2 verse 56
218
Vocabulary Words from chapter 2 verse 57
240
Words from chapter 2 verse 58
258
LESSON THIRTYONE
264
Vocabulary Words from chapter 2 verse 59
277
TABLES Masculine a
292
VERB ROOTS
347

LESSON TWENTYFOUR
106
The periphrastic future
112
Words from chapter 2 verse 52
123
LESSON TWENTYFIVE
129
Words from chapter 2 verse 53
143
Words from chapter 2 verse 54
171
VERB CLASSES
364
VOCABULARY
381
ENGLISHSANSKRIT VOCABULARY
399
INDEX OF GRAMMATICAL TERMS
421
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