[INDOLOGY] Indication of Case

victor davella vbd203 at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 14 04:37:03 EDT 2019


Thank all for your responses. I'll keep an eye out for more examples!

All the Best,
Victor

On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 4:20 AM Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've seen this in students' manuscripts, that are identifiable as such
> because of the large, learner's Devanagari.  But my experience does not
> support Brockhaus's view that this is "often" done.  It's very rare.  Maybe
> Brockhaus was looking at a corpus of MSS by a particular scribe or scribal
> group, or a particular topic (chandas?) in which this was more common
> practice?
>
> --
> 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:
>
> sas.ualberta.ca
>
>
>
> On Fri, 12 Apr 2019 at 11:05, victor davella via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>
>> Dear all.
>>
>> Today I stumbled upon a remark that caught my attention. Hermann
>> Brockhaus mentions that in good, carefully written Indian manuscripts the
>> case relation between members of a compound is often written above the
>> words with a numeral corresponding to the case in the usual Sanskrit system
>> (prathamā vibhaktiḥ, etc.). I have not seen this before, but I have not
>> read all that many manuscripts. Does this ring a bell for anyone?  The
>> original text can be found here
>> <https://books.google.de/books?id=l5BFAAAAcAAJ&hl=de&pg=PA18#v=onepage&q&f=false>.  It
>> is also pasted below but will perhaps not come through. The reference is:
>> p. 18, Ueber den Druck Sanskritischer Werke mit lateinischen Buchstaben von
>> Hermann Brockhaus, Leibzig, 1841.
>>
>> Many Thanks,
>>
>> Victor
>>
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