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Re: [Pali] Re: Pali Primer 2

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  • ������� ���������� ��������� (Dimitry A.
    Dear Yong Peng, y manussa -- man, human being y nara/purisa - man, person y I have also looked up the PTS dictionary but still have some doubts. It can be
    Message 1 of 11 , Aug 1, 2002
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      Dear Yong Peng,

      y> manussa -- man, human being
      y> nara/purisa - man, person

      y> I have also looked up the PTS dictionary but still have some doubts.

      It can be helpful to look up such words in Monier-Williams Sanskrit
      dictionary
      http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/indologie/tamil/mwd_search.html
      http://members.ams.chello.nl/l.bontes/sans_n.htm

      y> 1. Do we use purisa for the masculine gender?

      Yes.

      y> 2. Is there a preference, in the Tipitaka, for
      y> man/person (singular) -- naro over puriso/manusso

      naro - 606 times.
      puriso - 3469 times.
      manusso - 317 times.

      y> men/people (plural) -- manussaa over naraa/purisaa

      manussaa - 2622 times.
      naraa - 241 times.
      purisaa - 568 times.

      Metta,
      Dimitry
    • tzungkuen
      Dear Dimitryy 2. Is there a preference, in the Tipitaka, for y man/person (singular) -- naro over puriso/manusso naro - 606 times. puriso -
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        Dear Dimitry

        > y> 2. Is there a preference, in the Tipitaka, for
        > y> man/person (singular) -- naro over puriso/manusso
        >
        > naro - 606 times.
        > puriso - 3469 times.
        > manusso - 317 times.
        >
        > y> men/people (plural) -- manussaa over naraa/purisaa
        >
        > manussaa - 2622 times.
        > naraa - 241 times.
        > purisaa - 568 times.
        >
        > Metta,
        > Dimitry

        It is amazing and impressive, how do you get this statistic?

        with metta

        Tzungkuen


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      • ������� ���������� ��������� (Dimitry A.
        Dear Tzungkuen, t It is amazing and impressive, how do you get this statistic? Chattha Sangayana CD program gives the word count when you search for a certain
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          Dear Tzungkuen,

          t> It is amazing and impressive, how do you get this statistic?

          Chattha Sangayana CD program gives the word count when you search for
          a certain word.

          With metta,

          Dimitry
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