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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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Hardcoverpages. Compared to many other cryptic and egsnes textbooks on Sanskrit, this is certainly an unusually un-cryptic and un-arrogant one.

Tyrone Eaton rated it liked it Dec 21, I was also curious to explore another ancient Indo-European language, to discover the similarities and differences with Greek and Latin. Nouns in an more adjectives. One problematic aspect of Sanskrit, in egees, is sandhi, and perhaps especially the external variant.

And then there are rules for when words are combined without a break.

Plenty of exercises and a repetition of vocabulary and grammatical constructions help to cement previous lessons as the student progresses. The benefit of sandhi is it accurately reflects the way words are pronounced.

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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: Furthermore, it also includes the word long sanskrih that usually do not cover more than one page and the exercises, which may cover several pages.

I’m not a linguist.

Jess rated it liked it Jun 16, This self-teaching guide presents Sanskrit pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in simple and systematic steps, allowing students to easily master the fundamentals of this enchanting language.

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. The text gently leads the beginner through small steps with clear, concise explanations. But this is not because I think Egenes is not pedagogical. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The text gently leads the beginner through small steps with clear, concise explanations. Please try again later. Charis rated it really liked it Jan 28, Ships from and sold by Amazon.

There are various types of declension tables for nouns masc. This is a very good book. The initial learning curve on Sanskrit is painfully steep.


The second volume of this book did not have any bottom margin and in fact parts of the last lines are cut off. Amy rated it really liked it Aug 13, Contents The verbs Vgam and Vprach.

Grammar Nouns ending in r the future tense.

Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 by Thomas Egenes

Morphology Egenes has the right balance between morphology and usage. Hopefully some of these difficulties will be allayed as I move into Part 2 of Egenes’s textbook. There is also a five-page reading exercise from the Bhagavad-gita in Devanagari and transliteration without any translation pp. Get to Know Us. So, for example, on pp. I would like to know whether Part 1 of Egenes alone presents the complete grammar, or there is something left for Part 2.

Some inconsistencies between exercises and answers, and a few errors too. Sep 25, Fiona rated it really liked it Shelves: Marian rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Your blog is a joy to read.