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Re: DN 31 Translation - part 16

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  • mahipaliha
    ... That is so, but compounds are found everywhere. They were rare in Vedic, became more and more frequent and more and complex as Sanskrit evolved to become
    Message 1 of 12 , Mar 14, 2008
      --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, "Jon Fernquest" <bayinnaung@...> wrote:
      >
      > I wonder whether these compounds are more common in the more
      > philosophical pieces and less common in narratives like Jataka and
      > Dhammapada commentary?
      That is so, but compounds are found everywhere. They were rare in
      Vedic, became more and more frequent and more and complex as Sanskrit
      evolved to become in the end very much a language of pandits.

      Best wishes.

      Mahinda
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