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  • Dipa .
    Thank you Ria. Dipa Home: 417-864-4559 Buddhist Group web site: http://www.geocities.com/sisterdipa/index.html Buddhist Group e-list
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      Thank you Ria.
      Dipa
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      Kalamas, when you yourselves know: 'These things are good; these things are
      not blamable; these things are praised by the wise; undertaken and observed,
      these things lead to benefit and happiness,' enter on and abide in them. AN
      3.65


      On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:22 AM, grasje <grasje@...> wrote:

      > Hi dipa,
      >
      > I think the colums is still hidden. You can unhide it or douwnload the
      > new file, I fixed it there.
      >
      > I have a jmemorise file for a new course in reading pali. I asked the
      > author of the book (the copyright holder) for permision to publish it
      > on the forum.
      >
      > Metta,
      >
      > Ria
      >
      >
      > --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com <Pali%40yahoogroups.com>, "Dipa ."
      > <dipaeightprecepter@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Ria,
      > > I downloaded the new files for vocabulary. I don't yet understand why
      > > this will make things easier to remember. Will that be something that
      > > applies later ie needing to know the gender of the nouns and neuter
      > words?
      > >
      > > Also, the new spreadsheet is not working for me. There is no place
      > to check
      > > the answer that I can see in the new spreadsheet. Has that part
      > changed as
      > > well?
      > >
      > > thanks,
      > > Dipa
      > > Home: 417-864-4559
      > > Buddhist Group web site: http://www.geocities.com/sisterdipa/index.html
      > > Buddhist Group e-list http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bowonWalnutSt/
      > > Audio Talks http://groups.google.com/group/discourses-of-the-buddha
      > > http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sutta.html
      > > Kalamas, when you yourselves know: 'These things are good; these
      > things are
      > > not blamable; these things are praised by the wise; undertaken and
      > observed,
      > > these things lead to benefit and happiness,' enter on and abide in
      > them. AN
      > > 3.65
      > >
      > >
      > > On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 3:16 PM, grasje <grasje@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Dear pali-learners,
      > > >
      > > > There is a new file for Jmemorise, to learn the alphabetical order.
      > > >
      > > > I exchanged the files for the Pali primer vocabulary and the
      > > > vocabulary for the Elementary course with new ones. In the new ones
      > > > the masculine and neuter nouns in a are presented in their nominal
      > > > form (as ending in o and a.m). This makes it easier to remember the
      > > > gender of these words.
      > > > In the vocabularies for Warder and the New course the words were
      > > > already presented in this way.
      > > >
      > > > The spreadsheet for learning the vocabulary has been modified in this
      > > > way as well.
      > > >
      > > > If you have already practiced some lessons and want to keep them on
      > > > stack 5 or so, do the following:
      > > > Open your existing vocabulary. Delete all chapters you did not
      > learn yet.
      > > > Import the new vocabulary. Delete from the imported vocabulary the
      > > > chapters you don't need.
      > > >
      > > > ===========
      > > > In the Netherland they recently made a list of 3.000 words that
      > > > children should know before they start to learn to read. This is to
      > > > prevent children from having dificulties with reading, then hating
      > > > school and then dropping out.
      > > > In kindergarten they should now learn about 10 words a day (teachers
      > > > are discouraged to be content with 3 words a day) to know sufficient
      > > > words at the age of 6. For an average newspaper it seems that one
      > > > needs a vocabulary of about 10.000 words.
      > > >
      > > > All entries in all vocabularies together add up to 5.451. If you leave
      > > > out the double ones, (and triple, quadruple), there are 3.881 words to
      > > > learn. Of these, quite a bit are somehow related: Kassako = farmer.
      > > > Kassati = he ploughs. It is a lot of words to learn, but if you pick
      > > > up 10 words a day....
      > > >
      > > > Just to put these long lists in perspective.
      > > >
      > > > Kind regards,
      > > >
      > > > Ria
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
      >
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