"Reading Pali," Gair & Karunatillake, nominal paradigms, -a stems
SOURCE: This quiz is based on "A New Course in Reading Pali: Entering the Word of the Buddha," by James W. Gair & W.S. Karunatillake (1998/2005), pp. 4-5.
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL: An on-line class by Bhikkhu Bodhi using this text can be found at http://www.bodhimonastery.net/bm/programs/pali-class-online.html .
NOTATION: This quiz uses the Velthuis method to represent Pali-specific letters. In short, for the Velthuis method, the following substitutions are made for Pali-specific diacriticized Ro…
dhammo (case, number)
dhamma - nominative singular
dhamma.m (case, number)
dhamma - accusative singular
dhammassa (case, number)
dhamma - genitive or dative singular
dhammaaya (case, number)
dhamma - dative singular
dhammena (case, number)
dhamma - instrumental singular
dhammaa (case, number)
dhamma - ablative (1) or vocative (2) singular; or, nominative or vocative plural