[INDOLOGY] Brackets in modern sanskrit translations

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 02:23:19 UTC 2018

Your question presses a big red button for me :-)  My thoughts are here

Professor Dominik Wujastyk <http://ualberta.academia.edu/DominikWujastyk>

Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity

Department of History and Classics <http://historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/>
University of Alberta, Canada

South Asia at the U of A:


On Sun, 3 Jun 2018 at 15:24, Harry Spier via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> My understanding is that in modern sanskrit translations when the
> translator inserts words into the translation that weren't in the sanskrit
> to make the meaning clearer then those words  are usually put in brackets.
> Is there a convention on what type of brackets are usually used, square
> brackets or regular brackets?
> Thanks,
> Harry Spier
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