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 Dialects of Marwar, Kumaon, Avadh, Baghelkhand, Bhojpur, Etc.; with Copious Philological Notes
Printed at the Am. Pres. Mission Press and sold by Thacker, Spink, Calcutta, 1876 - Braj language - 415 pages
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3rd sing absolute future accusative added adjective adverbs affix Anusvdr arisen Avadhi Bhojpuri Brahman Braj causal charans Chhand clause colloquial common commonly compound conjugation conjunctive participle consonant contingent future copula dative declension denote derived diphthong eastern Hindi English Examples express feminine fern final forms Garhwali gender genitive Grammar High Hindi horse idiom illustration imperative imperfect indefinite infinitive inflected inserted instants Kanauji letters locative Marwari metres nouns of agency oblique occasionally occur omitted passive perf perfect participle Persian phrase plur plural poetry postposition Prak Prakrit predicate pronominal pronoun prose rarely rdjd Rdmdyan root Sandhi Sanskrit semivowel sentence Similarly singular sometimes srra standard dialect standard Hindi substantive verb substituted suffix syllable Tatsama tenses termination thou tion tive transitive verbs Urdu vowel whence words
Page 186 - 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...