Sanskrit Manual: A Quick-Reference Guide to the Phonology and Grammar of Classical Sanskrit |
This book is convenient quick reference guide to the phonology and grammar of Classical Sanskrit. It presents essential reference information in tables, romanized transcription is used throughout, and some innovative modes of description and presentation are adopted.
This manual will be found a valuable, 'user-friendly' companion to existing grammars such as Whintey's. Though primarily intended for beginners and intermediate students, it will be of use to scholars working with Sanskrit at any level.
"The beauty of this book is that it has an index of verb stems, verb endings and noun endings. For example, you can look up dadarsha in the index, and it will point you to the root drsh. If have a verb that ends in -ata, it will lead you to the possible paradigms that use that ending. The book also has a very comprehensive list of major parts of the verb, listing 400-odd roots."