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Difficulty of Sanskrit, was: Old Languages

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Friday, October 5, 2001, 18:00
On Fri, 5 Oct 2001 07:13:24 +0200, Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...> wrote:

>It's the verb conjugations that are truly horrible, >but fortunately, Sanskrit relies mostly on participial >construction, and preciously few finite verb forms >occur in actual texts.
In my limited experience, this applies only to post-epical varieties of Sanskrit. OTOH, Sanskrit conjugations didn't seem to me more complicated than the Ancient Greek ones... but maybe that's because I dealt only with extensively commented samples ;) Basilius


Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>