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13279Re: "vinaasamentu"?

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  • james.whelan5@btinternet.com
    Feb 1, 2009
      --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, "ardavarz" <ardavarz@...> wrote:
      > Hi, everybody!
      > Could someone help me to interpret the word "vinaasamentu"? I think it
      > should be a 3th person plural imperative of vinaaseti ("destroys"),
      > but the suffix puzzles me. Maybe this is middle voice?
      > With metta,
      > Ardavarz
      Hello Ardavarz.

      eti = he goes
      vinaasam eti = he goes to destruction, i.e. he is destroyed
      vinaasam entu = let them go to destruction

      James Whelan
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