Noun declension

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Noun declension

Post by bhante dhamma » 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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Post by 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" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://dhamma.ru/paali/tables/Pali%20endings.xls" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by theY » Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:22 am

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Re: Noun declension

Post by bhante dhamma » 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

Post by 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/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

See also:
http://www.tipitaka.net/pali/pali.php?p ... de=unicode" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=870" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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