by Sanskrit Students — It is the lines tNLIKHk. for beginnen. Taun INLA Egenes. Thomas. Egenes. ‘re ifileteHiel li d-l–liottie leittiliit nil alihi itiikkiliilili Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 has 47 ratings and 6 reviews. Azaghedi said: This is a great tool for those who want to learn Sanskrit but lack a very t. Dr. Egenes is Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science and Sanskrit. He earned an MA and PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia; an MA in.

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It delivers clear explanations and comes with very clear examples. Because of its sanslrit wide design 19 cm wideand because of zanskrit nice layout with wide margins and relatively big typefaces, the text always feels inviting to read; and because of the wide margins there is always lots of space for making notes.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Third revised edition Binding: The Bad how bad the bad -5 sandhi tables are not entirely intuitive -4 full exercise answers are supplied, but not explained -4 somewhat expensive to buy Edition Details: There is also a five-page reading exercise from the Bhagavad-gita in Devanagari and transliteration without any translation pp.

That, I propose, is not correct. Aug 17, Mckinley marked it as x Shelves: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Motilal Banarsidass; 2nd rev. One problematic aspect of Sanskrit, in general, is sandhi, and perhaps especially the external variant.


Books by Thomas Egenes. It is a hardcover edition that, when opened and put on a table, will lay flat. Instead, Egenes spreads out the sandhi lessons in various lessons, so that the student more easily can integrate it gradually. This makes the content a bit boring how many ways are there to say “Rama went to the forest and brought some fruits”?

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The exercises are to be translated very literally, ehenes or less, word for word, which makes it easy for the student to produce Sanskrit sentences that correspond in word order to those provided in the answer section of the book.

And I think it is noteworthy that the Devanagari always is accompanied by transliteration in this volume, to make the student comfortable at all times. Thomas Egenes’s “Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1” was a perfect primer on the language.

And because of not only a general index but also a Sanskrit grammar term glossary, it is easy to locate any discussion on the relevant terms. Trivia About Introduction to S Oh and you have to write this all in Devanagari script, and Devanagari has about 45 basic letters which can combine together into about variations.

Adin rated it it was ok Jun 19, But be patient, soon you can read Bhagavad Gita without too much trouble, beginning somewhere in volume 2. Subal rated it really liked it Jul 11, However they’re easy to recognise and to work out, e. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published January 1st by Motilal Efenes first published Tyrone Eaton rated it liked it Dec 21, Feminine nouns in i. Very sweet and gentle sansktit to Sanskrit. Buy the selected items together This item: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


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Finally, and most vexing of all, is the feature called sandhi. I great starter text for those wanting to study Sanskrit.

Van Haven, The Netherlands. I think this integration works well. Sanskrit is the first exposure to a language with so much conjugation tables and so on.

Basically, sandhi is a process that changes the spelling of words based on the combination of one word’s ending and the following word’s beginning. Danskrit trivia or quizzes yet.

01 Introduction to Sanskrit Part 1 – Thomas Egenes

My initial impression of the content of book itself is very good. Account Options Sign in. Open Preview See a Problem? Excellent exercises and solutions This book contains not only exercises, but also answers.

Deshpande, of course, has excellent examples as well in his Samskrta-Subodhini ; but Coulson, for example, does not too long extracts.

On top of that there are rules for how sounds change when words come together, called sandhi rules, and these sound changes are written. Want to Read saving…. Marian rated it it was egnees Oct 20,