Sari in skt litterature

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Wed Feb 21 12:52:54 EST 1996


	To add some further references to ShaaTaka, it certainly occurs 
in Patanjali's Mahaabhaazya:  asya suutrasya shaaTakaM vaya (ref???).
	Madhav Deshpande

On Wed, 21 Feb 1996, Madhav Deshpande wrote:

> Dear Peter,
> 	A good question!  After a certain soul-searching about what I 
> must have meant by the word "relatively late Sanskrit", I believe I used 
> it to mean "post-Vedic".  Lately I have been spending more time reading 
> Vedic, and everything that came after Vedic seems rather late.  
> 	Apart from the humor, you have probably dug up the earliest 
> occurrences of this word.  Congratualations!
> 	Madhav Deshpande
> 
> On Wed, 21 Feb 1996, Peter Wyzlic wrote:
> 
> > Hello mmdesh,
> > 
> > In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.960220094015.16318B-100000 at tempest.rs.itd.umich.edu>
> > you wrote about "Re: Sari in skt litterature":
> > 
> > >The modern word 'sari' is linguistically linked to the relatively
> > >late Sanskrit words 'sh(palatal s)aaTikaa' and 'shaaTii'.  Relatives of
> > >this word appear in Marathi word 'chaaTii'.  These words are generally
> > >used for a wrap-around cloth used by ascetics.
> > >	Madhav Deshpande
> > 
> > Only for clarification, what means "late" in this context? I have found  
> > the lemma "zaaTii-paTTika" in the Paniniya-Ganapatha (gana:  
> > gavaazvaprabhRtiini to P. 2.4.11) in Pathak/Chitrao: Word index to Panini- 
> > Sutra-Patha; I have Boehtlingk's edition not here. Other composita there  
> > are "zaaTii-paTiira" and "zaatii-pracchada".
> > 
> > Katyayana knows a word "zaaTaka" in a Varttika zu P. 1.1.36.
> > 
> > \bye
> > Peter Wyzlic
> > 
> > --
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> > 
> > 
> 
> 




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