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Historical Survey of Sounds 1619 1729
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ablative adjectives already Apbb Apbh appeared Awadhi base become began beginning begun called changes chapter common compounds conjugation conjunct consonants construction continued contracted dark declension developed dialects discussed distinction distinguished doubling earlier early elements endings examples express extended fallen final force future gender genitive given gradually grammar grammarians hand Hindi hundred husband imperative infinitive language later literary locative looked lost masc modern vernaculars namely nasal nasalisation neuter Notes nouns numbers object older form optative original Pali passive past participles past tense Perhaps period Persian person popular postpositions Prakrit preceding vowel present present participles pronouns rare reduced replaced represents respect resulted rule Sanskrit secondary seen sentence short shortened simple social Sometimes sound speech spoken suffixes taken tense texts third typical various Vedic verbs voiced vowel writing written