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- Dear Yong Peng,
thank you very much.
The New Pali Course Part III (1950)
Prof. A. P. Buddhadatta Maha Nayaka Thera
Chapter VII Definition of the Indeclinables
192. saaya.m, evening; at the evening
"Ath'assa saayam pi punadivase pi madhurabhatta.m pacitvaa
YP: "Now, in this evening too, on the following day (tomorrow) too,
cook and give sweet food."
YP: assa saaya.m = in the evening of this (day).
N: After I have cooked sweet food in the evening and also on the
following day, I offered it.
193. saahu, same as saadhu
"Appasmim pi saahu daana.m, api ca saddhaaya pi saahu daana.m." [S.i,21]
Blessed is the gift from a scanty store; and it is so if given with a
N: Blessed is the gift from a scanty store; and also if given with
194. su, is a particle of interrogation; often seen added to
"Eva.m su te Bhagavanto sa`ngamma samaagamma unnaadino...
Did those Exalted Ones spend their time, like these, making a great
noise in garrulous groups?
N: Did those Exalted Ones spend their time thus, when they met and
assembled, talking with loud voices...?
197. suve, sve, tomorrow
(a) "Ya~n ca vi~n~nuu pasa.msanti anuvicca suve suve...
Nekkha.m Jambonadass'eva ko ta.m ninditu.m arahati?" [Dhp.v.229,230]
If men of intelligence praise someone from day to day, who would
venture to find fault with such a man, any more than with a coin made
of gold of the Jambuu river?
N: Ven. Narada�s translation: The intelligent examining day by day
praise him...Who deigns to blame him who is like refined gold?
200. hambho, is a vocative particle expressing surprise or contempt
"Hambho purisa, idaani'si ki~ncaa pi ma.m viraddho, a.t.tha pana
mahaaniraye aviraddho yev'aasii ti." [Kuru`ngamiga-Jaataka]
Heigh man, though you have missed me now, you will not missed the
eight great hells.
N: (just spelling): you will not miss
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- Dear Jim,
thank you for your explanation. Yes, I am aware of your good work on Kaccaayana. I remember to have mentioned that there are a couple of other Kaccaayana projects going on at the same time. This will surely make the ancient grammar a well research subject, and probably preferred over Saddaniiti and Moggallaana for years to come.
--- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, Jim Anderson wrote:
The disruption is due to my work on the Kaccaayana project and not having the time to work on the Saddaniiti project at the same time.