A Grammar of the Hindi Language: In which are Treated the Standard Hindí, Braj, and the Eastern Hindí of the Rámáyan of Tulsí Dás : Also the Colloquial Dialogues of Marwar, Kumaon, Avadh, Baghelkhand, Bhojpur, Etc. : with Copious Philological Notes

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Am. Pres. Mission Press, 1876 - Braj language - 415 pages
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Page 188 - Commodify the meaning of the verb whose conjunctive participle stands first in the combination. They are formed by adding to this participle one of certain other verbs, which latter verb in combination with this participle is then conjugated as usual. This second conjugated member does not, however, retain its separate character and significance ; but only modifies, in accordance with the general idea which it embodies, the meaning of the participial element of the combination. Hence English idiom...
Page vi - ... his adversaries, without the aid of a third, and not always disinterested, party. But no effort whatever has yet been made to indicate the actual nature and extent of those dialectic variations, which always perplex, and sometimes discourage, him who really desires a knowledge of the spoken language of the people, as well as that of their books. Thus it was, that, embarrassed by these difficulties, I was led to take up the...

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