FWD: South Asian Grammatical Literature Wanted
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Mon Aug 27 19:32:32 UTC 2001
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There is a Paninian grammar of Kashmiri called the
<kashmiirashabdaamrta>. I believe there's a Delhi Univ PhD dissertation on
it that was written about twenty years ago.
All the best,
On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, John Peterson wrote:
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> Professor Aklujkar has asked me to forward this for him to the list. Please
> don't respond to me but either to him personally or to the list.
> > Dear Colleagues,
> > I need specific references to literature that discusses the *traditional,
> > pre-Western-influence* grammatical or linguistic literature in South Asian
> > Indic languages (books or articles on traditional grammars, dictionaries,
> > prosody descriptions, etc.) I have this information for Sanskrit, Pali,
> > Prakrits, Tamil, Marathi, and (to some extent, I hope) Hindi. In the case
> > Marathi, the following Marathi book contains the relevant information (as
> > does on British-period Marathi grammars):
> > Arjunavadakara, Krsna Srinivasa. 1992. Marathi vyakaranaca itihasa.
> > Mumbai Visvavidyalaya, Marathi Vibhaga; Pune: Jnanamudra.
> > In the case of Hindi, I hope that the following publication will be useful
> > (I did not so far have time to actually see its copy in my university's
> > library):
> > Bhatia, Tej K. 1987. A History of the Hindi Grammatical Tradition:
> > Hindi-Hindustani Grammar, Grammarians, History and Problems. Handbuch der
> > Orientalistik. 2. Abteilung, Indien. Ergnzungsband 4. Leiden
> > New York : E.J. Brill.
> > Thus, my request primarily pertains to traditional grammatical/linguistic
> > literature in the remaining major Indo-Aryan (Assamese, Bengali, Oriya,
> > Punjabi, Gujarati, etc.) and Dravidian languages (Telugu, Malayalam,
> > Kannada). For the latter, I can glean some references from S.
> > Agesthialingom's 1973 book _A Bibliography of Dravidian Linguistics_.
> > Especially, the proceedings of some seminars on grammars or grammatical
> > theories in Malayalam etc. seem to have been published. However, if
> > can provide a more up-to-date list (with bibliographical particulars as in
> > the case of Arjunavadakara and Bhatia above) or guide me to a more recent
> > bibliography, I will be grateful.
> > Ashok Aklujkar
> > Professor
> > Dept of Asian Studies
> > University of British Columbia
> > Vancouver, Canada
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