This session tests your knowledge in Lesson 1-2 fundamentals. Then introduces Lesson 3 with a new verse, plurals, vocabulary and more devanāgarī letters.
Source: Introduction to Sanskrit (4th Ed) – Thomas Egenes – Part One
- Video serves as intro to Lesson 3. Details will be covered when we meet in class.
- PLURAL: VERBamaḥ, tha, anti. (We all, you all, they all)
- Where to put “na” (not)? Before the verb. EG: na gacchati: He doesn't go.
- Basic principle behind sandhi: __aḥ t__ = __aś t__
- Last character of preceding word changes, depending on first letter of next word.
- Verse: Here, there and everywhere
- Practice devanāgarī writing. Here are practice sheets to print: 1, 2, 3, 4
- Simple vowels: a, ā, i, ī, u, ū, ṛ, ṝ, ḷ,
- Complex vowels/diphthongs: e, ai, o, au
- Velar/Throat consonants: ka, kha, ga, gha, ṅa
- Palatal consonants: ca, cha, ja, jha, ña
- Retroflex: ṭa, ṭha, ḍa, ḍha, ṇa
- Dental: ta, tha, da, dha, na
- Remember the “gaccha” paradigm forwards, backwards, diagonal.
- Complete exercises in Lesson 3. #5 and #6. (pg 29)
You'll have more questions throughout the course. How to ask? Leave in comments below, so others can also benefit. I will respond in 72 hours. Only ask specific to Lesson.
Recorded 7 April, 2020