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    Dear Charles If you wish to have some additional information on the usage of iti , you may dowload my Relational Grammar. It has been uploaded to the file
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 4, 2005
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      Dear Charles

      If you wish to have some additional information on the usage of "iti",
      you may dowload my Relational Grammar. It has been uploaded to the file
      area of Pali list with the name RelGram.pdf. In that document, "iti" is
      treated as a separate topic.

      with metta

      Ven. Pandita

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      >Message: 2
      > Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 11:58:04 -0000
      > From: "caball01" <caball01@...>
      >Subject: Re: Pali Day by Day 1/31/2005 [D104]
      >
      >
      >
      >Hi,
      >
      >Thanks. How about "ti" at the end of the sentence?
      >
      >The online "Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary" says to
      >look up "iti", but I can't find an entry...
      >
      >Over at the "Concise Pali-English Dictionary"
      >(http://www.saigon.com/~anson/ebud/dict-pe/dictpe-03-i.htm), I
      >found "iti : [ind.] thus. (used to point out something just
      >mentioned or about to be mentioned, and to show that a sentence is
      >finished). Very often its former i is elided and ti only is
      >remaining. || îti (f.), calamity.".
      >
      >In "Introduction to Pali", pp. 35-36, "ti" is defined (basically -
      >see text for fuller definition) as an end-quote.
      >
      >I'm suspecting Yong Peng's translation is correct, and that "ti" is
      >functioning as a "verbal period" (first usage above), but would
      >appreciate any additional insight.
      >
      >Thanks.
      >
      >Charles
      >
      >(Laughing at my appreciation for "any additional insight"...)
      >
      >
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