Transliteration key used in my programs and
a program to practise transliteration
(version 0.08) perl module used by most of my programs here
(example scripts and their output).
Noun declinations make word positions (mostly) immaterial.
- Their exist seven cases (vibhakti) besides the sambodhana. These are prathamA,
dvitIyA, tRtIyA, chaturthI, paJchamI, ShaShThI and saptamI. For pronouns
there is no sambodhana.
- Besides the usual eka- (singular) and bahu-
(plural) a third vachan viz. dvi- (two) exists (just like oldtime German).
- There are three genders viz. puM-, strI- and napuMsakaliGga
- Not all genders have
their nouns ending in all possible -kaars (a (अ), A (आ), i
(इ), I (ई), u (उ), U (ऊ), R (ऋ) etc.).
nouns end in a (अ), A (आ), i (इ), u (उ), or R
(ऋ), [there apparently exist exceptions ending in I (ई), and U
Feminine in A (आ), i (इ), I (ई), u (उ), U
(ऊ), or R (ऋ), and
Neuter in a (अ), i (इ), u (उ), or Ri (ऋ)
And then there are several that end in consonants (halant)
on Sanskrit nouns and their declinations
Nouns and their declinations