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DN 31 Translation - abbreviations

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  • John Kelly
    Friends, Beginning today, I am going to start sending regular instalments of the DN 31 translation and grammatical analysis that I co-produced 2 years ago.
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 20, 2007
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      Friends,
      Beginning today, I am going to start sending regular instalments of
      the DN 31 translation and grammatical analysis that I co-produced 2
      years ago. Included below are the abbreviations that we chose to use,
      which those of you interested in following along might find useful to
      save for reference.

      Abbreviation Key
      1st - 1st person
      2nd - 2nd person
      3rd - 3rd person
      I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII - verb class
      abl - ablative
      acc - accusative
      act - active
      adj - adjective
      adv - adverb
      advs - adversative
      aor - aorist
      assim - assimilation
      AV - Avyayiibhaava (compound)
      BB - Bahubbiihi (compound)
      caus - causative
      coal - coalescence
      conj - conjunctive
      correl - correlative
      cpd - compound
      dat - dative
      dem - demonstrative
      disj - disjunctive
      DG - Diigu (compound)
      dup - duplication
      DV - Dvanda (compound)
      elis - elision
      emph - emphatic
      enc - enclitic
      f - feminine
      fut - future
      fpp - future passive participle
      gen - genitive
      ger - gerund
      hist - historical
      imps - impersonal
      impv - imperative
      ind - indeclinable
      indic - indicative
      inf - infinitive
      ins - instrumental
      inser - insertion
      inter - interrogative
      KD - Kammadhaaraya (compound)
      loc - locative
      m - masculine
      mid - middle
      n - neuter
      neg - negative
      nom - nominative
      num - numerical
      opt - optative
      part - participle
      pass - passive
      perf - perfect
      pers - personal
      pl - plural
      pp - past participle
      pref â€" prefix
      pres - present
      pro - pronoun
      pronom - pronominal
      rel - relative
      sg - singular
      TP - Tappurisa (compound)
      voc - vocative
      -a, -aa, -i, etc.(following gender) - indicates stem form of noun
      * - indicates compound previously analyzed in detail

      Metta,
      John
    • DC Wijeratna
      Dear John, This is just to say that I appreciate your work very much. I am sure many others do. With mettaa, D. G. D. C. Wijeratna
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 20, 2007
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        Dear John,

        This is just to say that I appreciate your work very much. I am sure many others do.

        With mettaa,

        D. G. D. C. Wijeratna





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