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But these rules, too, are lists: This page was last edited on July 20, Most rules are like this. This rule tells us that all tdanslation the rules that follow are talking about food. A summary in words The Ashtadhyayi is a list of rules. The examples in the next lesson are more complex.
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Introduction As you might have realized, Panini is difficult. This sort of rule ashtadhyaiy the way that Sanskrit actually behaves. This sort of rule contradicts an earlier vidhi rule.
This is useful because the Ashtadhyayi contains complex rules that act on very specific terms. We must approach the work cyclically: Such a rule tells us how we should read and understand the other rules in the Ashtadhyayi.
The Ashtadhyayi is a list of rules. Throughout this series of lessons, I will use the Sanskrit terms.
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Thus, a tomato is treated “like” a vegetable. Tomatoes are treated like vegetables. A fruit contains seeds, and a vegetable does not. An exception to a previous rule.
This rule defines the term “vegetable” as a food that does not contain seeds. This rule tells us how we should classify the things that come from plants. It specifically states an intuitive concept that we should apply to other objects from plants. Index Grammar guide Resources Tools Or: One such rule is one syllable long: Index Grammar guide Resources Tools. The various rules I’ve listed the rules here from the most concrete to the most abstract.
Thus, we have a large arrangement of different rules that we must try to understand. We add the property of “vegetable” to the tomato. This sort of rule doesn’t address other rules: If you considered rule 4 by itself, you would have no idea what it was trying to say; and a vegetable does not only has a sensible meaning when considered alongside the rule that comes before it.
These lists have different headings, and these headings describe the behavior of the items they contain. Coincidentally, they also feature noun endings that we haven’t yet studied.
I’ve listed the rules here from the most concrete to the most abstract. Essentially, it contains an exception to an earlier rule.
Such a rule sometimes specifies how far it extends, but usually its extension is clear from context. By itself, this rule means nothing.
This rule defines the term “fruit” as a food that contains seeds.