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Re: [Pali] Question about the passive voice

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  • rett
    ... That should read instrumental of agent . best regards, /Rett
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 6, 2006
      >Dear all,
      >
      >Buddhadatta mentions p83 that "(...) in the passive voice the subject
      >stands in the Ablative of Agent (...)."

      That should read 'instrumental of agent'.

      best regards,

      /Rett
    • Harry Liew
      Hi Rett, friends, It seems there are are lot of typo errors in Charles Duroiselles Pali Grammar. Please bring out a new edition. Or is it too much in the
      Message 2 of 4 , Mar 6, 2006
        Hi Rett, friends,

        It seems there are are lot of typo errors in Charles Duroiselles' Pali Grammar. Please bring out a new edition. Or is it too much in the asking?

        Thanks.

        Metta,

        Harry

        rett <rett@...> wrote: >Dear all,
        >
        >Buddhadatta mentions p83 that "(...) in the passive voice the subject
        >stands in the Ablative of Agent (...)."

        That should read 'instrumental of agent'.

        best regards,

        /Rett


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      • flrobert2000
        Thank you. It now makes sense. In the other sentences the subjects where either of feminine gender or in the plural which have similar endings in
        Message 3 of 4 , Mar 7, 2006
          Thank you. It now makes sense. In the other sentences the subjects
          where either of feminine gender or in the plural which have similar
          endings in Ablative/Instrumental, so the original statement seemed to
          fit most of the sentences...

          > >Dear all,
          > >
          > >Buddhadatta mentions p83 that "(...) in the passive voice the subject
          > >stands in the Ablative of Agent (...)."
          >
          > That should read 'instrumental of agent'.
          >
          > best regards,
          >
          > /Rett
          >
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