Pali Day by Day 04/03/2003 [A064]
- Pali Primer Exercise 5
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3. Migaa paasaa.namhaa pabbata.m dhaavanti.
deer / from rock / to mountain / run
Deer run from the rock to the mountain.
4. Manussaa Buddhehi dhamma.m labhanti.
men / from Buddhas / doctrine / get
Men get the doctrine from Buddhas.
5. Puriso vejjaaya saka.ta.m aaka.d.dhati.
man / to doctor / cart / pulls
The man pulls the cart to the doctor.
- Hello Jayarava and friends,
In Norman's translation of the Dhammapada, in his note for v.259, he directs the reader's attention to verses 8, 128, 168, 172 and 177, where there is the same consonant doubling of p before na as in v.259 (pamajjati to nappamajjati) after what he calls the 'proclitic' use of na. So the formation seems to be a regular phonological feature in Pali.
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