Rod Bucknell: Digital Index of Noun & Verb Ending of Sanskrit Manual

These digitized tables are based on tables nos. 13, 14 (Pronouns), table no. 29 (Verb Endings), and table no. 30 (Noun Endings), a revised version of the Sanskrit grammar tables in Rod Bucknell’s Sanskrit Manual: A Quick-reference Guide to the Phonology and Grammar of Classical Sanskrit (first edition: Delhi, 1994). With the author’s permission we have expanded the information in such a way that it can be incorporated as tools for various existing digital dictionaries and digital platforms.

Author: Roderick Bucknell
Data input & proofreading: Lina Chen
Programming: Ray Chou
Principal Investigator: Huimin Bhikshu
Co-Principal Investigator: Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā

Instructions:

Go to home page for online search please key in directly in the search box.

When using the Search function, please type “-” before entering the grammatical ending.

For example, if you key-in “-yoḥ”, the below information will appear:

-yoḥ ......... 6m. [2 muni] Gen du
-yoḥ ......... 6m. [2 muni] Loc du
-yoḥ ......... 6f. [33 nadī] Gen du
-yoḥ ......... 6f. [33 nadī] Loc du
-yoḥ ......... 6f. [35 mati] Gen du
-yoḥ ......... 6f. [35 mati] Loc du

In the above, “6” stands for table 6 of the book, “2”,“33” and “35” are the relevant numbers in table 6. We have preserved the original numbering system as in the printed book so that users can go back to the book should they so wish.

For the endings “yoḥ” of noun endings in -a/-ā(or pronoun: idam/tad etc.)in m. n. f. (ā), please key-in “-ayoḥ” (Gen/Loc du) as per the book as below:

-ayoḥ ............. 6m. [1 deva] Gen du
-ayoḥ ............ 6m. [1 deva] Loc du
-ayoḥ ............. 6n. [17 phala] Gen du
-ayoḥ ............. 6n. [17 phala] Loc du
-ayoḥ ............. 6f. [32 kathā] Gen du
-ayoḥ ............. 6f. [32 kathā] Loc du
-ayoḥ ............. 13m. [1 idam] Gen du
……..

We hope students of Sanskrit and digital dictionaries users will find this tool useful.

The file can be downloaded to incorporate as tools for existing digital dictionaries. For example, the format of Babylon can be used in GoldenDict , the format of Apple can be used in the built-in dictionaries for Mac OS.

Download

Babylon Bucknell_Skt_Manual.bgl [109.74 KiB, 2017-02-13]
Mac Bucknell_Skt_Manual.dictionary.zip [462.05 KiB, 2017-02-13]
GLS Bucknell_Skt_Manual.gls.zip [103.47 KiB, 2017-02-13]