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Re: Errors in PP key - Lesson 8

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  • Ong Yong Peng
    Hi John, thanks, that s useful when I worked through Lesson 8. metta, yp.
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 2, 2001
      Hi John, thanks, that's useful when I worked through Lesson 8.


      --- John Kelly wrote:
      > 14. The merchant puts fish in baskets.
      > Key says: Vaa.nijo pi.takesu macche pakkhipati.
      > The chapter vocabulary lists nikkhipati as the word
      > for puts, and pakkhipati is not introduced until
      > lesson 18. I checked the dictionary and it seems that
      > nikkhipati has more the sense of puts down, discards
      > ("ni" being a prefix with a downward meaning), whereas
      > pakkhipati means puts, places, deposits. Thus
      > pakhipati appears to be a better answer for this
      > question, but is inconsistent with the material
      > introduced in the Primer.
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