HS 840: Paninian Grammar

This course falls in the broader area of Linguistics. Following topics will be dealt with in this course `

The descriptive technique of Panini`s grammar, Six types of sutras, The Metalanguage, Upadesha and Adesha systems.  Rearrangement of the grammar, Lexicon and Paninian  Grammar. 

Karaka theory, Inflection, Samartha theory, Derivation, Morphological treatment,  Phonological treatment.  

Substitution technique and related problems, Concepts of Siddha and Asiddha, Kramikaanvaakhyaana and Padasamskaara, `Look Ahead` Principle, Conflict-solving procedures.

Texts / References `  

S.D.Joshi and J.A.F.Roodbergen, The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vols .1-10, Translation with notes, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi, 1993-2003.  

S. Bhate, Panini, Sahitya Academi, New Delhi, 2002.  

Cardona G., Recent researches in Paninian Studies, Motilal Benarsidas, New Delhi, 1998.  

M.D.Pandit, Zero in Panini, CASS, University of Pune, 1995.  

Paul Kiparsky, Panini as a variationist , CASS , University of Pune and MIT Cambridge, USA, 1978.