Noun declension

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Noun declension

Postby dvemebhikkhave » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:29 pm

When you have a similar noun declension for any given word how do you distinguish which one is the correct case ending? Most grammar books give you the gender but what to do when working directly from a text? References to grammar rules, books, tips for learning pali in general all welcome..thks
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Re: Noun declension

Postby Dmytro » Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:49 pm

I find most convenient working with the table of Pali endings:

http://dhamma.ru/paali/tables/palisufi.htm
http://dhamma.ru/paali/tables/Pali%20endings.xls
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Re: Noun declension

Postby theY » Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:22 am

Abhidhānappadīpikā
Lesson Relationship of Abhidhammatthasaṅgaha (10/31/2012)
http://tipitakanews.org/en/node/61
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Re: Noun declension

Postby dvemebhikkhave » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:31 am

Does anyone know why the narada pali manual doesn't have a key? i.e there are no answers to the excercises?.. It seems to have some weird mixture of some answers some not thing at the end of the text..?Also if someone ould point me in the direction of a primer for the de silva text that would be worth the word anumodana.
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Re: Noun declension

Postby Dmytro » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:20 pm

dvemebhikkhave wrote:Does anyone know why the narada pali manual doesn't have a key? i.e there are no answers to the excercises?.. It seems to have some weird mixture of some answers some not thing at the end of the text..?Also if someone ould point me in the direction of a primer for the de silva text that would be worth the word anumodana.


Here are the answers to both handbooks:

http://www.tipitaka.net/pali/palidd/

See also:
http://www.tipitaka.net/pali/pali.php?p ... de=unicode
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=870
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