[INDOLOGY] Retroflexion and gender in viruses

Joanna Jurewicz j.jurewicz at uw.edu.pl
Sun Mar 29 13:54:31 EDT 2020


Maybe a little panel on those fascinating topics at the WCS in Canberra?

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Prof. dr hab. Joanna Jurewicz

Katedra Azji Południowej /Chair of South Asia

Wydział Orientalistyczny / Faculty of Oriental Studies

Uniwersytet Warszawski /University of Warsaw

ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

00-927 Warszawa , Poland

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

College of Human Sciences

UNISA

Pretoria, RSA

Member of Academia Europaea

https://uw.academia.edu/JoannaJurewicz


niedz., 29 mar 2020 o 16:58 Antonia Ruppel <
antonia.ruppel at ling-phil.ox.ac.uk> napisał(a):

> For what it's worth: viSa-, the cognate of Latin virus, is mostly neuter.
>
> Antonia
>
> On Sun, 29 Mar 2020, 15:19 Harry Spier via INDOLOGY, <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>
>> A new area of research.  The possibility of new research papers is
>> endless such as:
>> "Viral gender in sanskrit, a joint medical and linguistic study"
>> "Non-retroflexion, evidence of modern loan-words in sanskrit"
>> "Change and continuity in modern sanskrit discussion, कोरोना, करोना, कोरोण
>> "
>> "Transmission of linguistic forms in sanskrit"
>>
>> Harry Spier
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 8:29 AM Joanna Jurewicz <j.jurewicz at uw.edu.pl>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>  कोरोण
>>>
>>> As far as the type of the "n" is concerned.
>>>
>>> When you speak "r", the tip of your tongue is almost in the place to
>>> say  "ṇ". Just move it a little bit back  and open you mouth when you
>>> speak "o", then you will say "ṇ"naturally. Then let it go to say dental
>>> "t". As I have observed, in Sanskrit, the tip of the language is much more
>>> frequently kept at the back of your mouth than in, e.g. in Polish (or in
>>> English, as it seems to me). Here, it is more natural to allow the tip to
>>> go forth immediately after "r", as if we already wanted to prepare it to
>>> say "t". Thus for Polish speakers dental "n" is more natural.
>>>
>>> I am also sure that it is masculine. Or neutral. Never female!
>>>
>>> A very good training for isolation 😉
>>>
>>> Joanna
>>>
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> Prof. dr hab. Joanna Jurewicz
>>>
>>> Katedra Azji Południowej /Chair of South Asia
>>>
>>> Wydział Orientalistyczny / Faculty of Oriental Studies
>>>
>>> Uniwersytet Warszawski /University of Warsaw
>>>
>>> ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
>>>
>>> 00-927 Warszawa , Poland
>>>
>>> Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
>>>
>>> College of Human Sciences
>>>
>>> UNISA
>>>
>>> Pretoria, RSA
>>>
>>> Member of Academia Europaea
>>>
>>> https://uw.academia.edu/JoannaJurewicz
>>>
>>>
>>> niedz., 29 mar 2020 o 06:23 Madhav Deshpande via INDOLOGY <
>>> indology at list.indology.info> napisał(a):
>>>
>>>> Dear Harry,
>>>>
>>>>      There are similar alternating usages found in Sanskrit as well and
>>>> authorized by Panini, for example -
>>>>
>>>> विभाषौषधिवनस्पतिभ्यः ८।४।६
>>>>
>>>> काशिकावृत्ति - वनम् इत्येव। ओषधिवाचि यत् पूर्वपदं वनस्पतिवाचि च
>>>> तत्स्थान् निमित्तादुत्तरस्य वननकारस्य णकार आदेशो भवति विभाषा। ओषधिवाचिभ्यस्
>>>> तावत् दूर्वावणम्, दूर्वावनम्। मूर्वावणम्, मूर्वावनम्। वनस्पतिभ्यः
>>>> शिरीषवणम्, शिरीषवनम्। बदरीवणम्, बदरीवनम्।
>>>>
>>>> Madhav M. Deshpande
>>>> Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
>>>> University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
>>>> Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
>>>>
>>>> [Residence: Campbell, California, USA]
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 2:46 PM Harry Spier via INDOLOGY <
>>>> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Mathew Kapstein: कोरोण
>>>>> Others कोरोना
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 7:08 AM Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <
>>>>> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> With so many mahākavi-s on this list, you will have to forgive me
>>>>>> this silly amateurism (with Tibetan translation):
>>>>>>
>>>>>> कोरोणराक्षसं दृष्ट्वा रामोऽकरोच्चिन्तामेव।
>>>>>> क्लीबमूर्खतर एष अथवा हिंसाकोविदः॥
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ཀོ་རོ་ཎ་ཡི་བདུད་མཐོང་ནས།།
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ར་མ་ཎ་ཡིས་བསམ་བློ་བྱེད།།
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ཆེས་ཞན་བླུན་པོ་ཡིན་པའམ།།
>>>>>>
>>>>>> གནོད་པའི་ཐབས་ལ་མཁས་པ་ངེས།།
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Matthew
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Matthew Kapstein
>>>>>> Directeur d'études, émérite
>>>>>> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
>>>>>> The University of Chicago
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