PLAN 102 : Pāli II

This course continues from Pāli I, and introduces more complex grammar structures such as compounds, sandhi rules (rules of euphonic combinations), nominal derivatives, and verbal derivatives. By the end of the semester, students will be able to identify the common grammatical features of the Pāli language and will be able to translate simple Pāli texts with the aid of a grammar and dictionary. As they begin reading simple texts, students begin to relate their language studies to the act of interpreting original Pāli philosophical and doctrinal discourses. Assessments include homework assignments, quizzes, exams, and classroom participation. 

Prerequisites

PLAN 101: Pali I 

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