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Title: Kritische Grammatik der Sanskrita-Sprache in kürzerer Fassung
Written By: Franz Bopp
URL: www.lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Classica

Dieses Buch ist eine Verkürzung der größeren Ausgabe meiner Sanskrit-
Grammatik und hauptsächlich in der Absicht unternommen, um dem
Bedürfnisse nach einem wohlfeileren Lehrbuche, besonders zum Gebrauche bei
Vorlesungen, entgegen zu kommen. Ich bin jedoch darauf bedacht gewesen,
Schmälerungen nur an solchen Stellen eintreten zu lassen, wo es ohne Nachteil
gegen die theoretische Vollständigkeit und ohne Störung der Sprache
geschehen konnte (aus dem Vorwort).

Inhalt: Schrift und Aussprache, Wohllautsregeln, Wurzeln und Präfixe, Bildung
der Casus, Unregelmäßige Wörter, Adjective, Pronomina, Verbum, Special-
Tempora, Vielförmiges Augment-Präteritum, Participial-Futurum, Reduplicirtes
Präteritum, Passiv, Desiderativform, Intesivform, Denominativa, Primitive
Wörter, Abgeleitete Wörter, Conjunctionen und Expletive, Präpositionen.
Alphabetisches Sachregister (re-edition, originally published 1845, Berlin)

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Indo-Aryan Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Sanskrit
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862881444
Pages: 408
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