The Nighantu and the Nirukta: The Oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology and Semantics
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accent According to Durga Aditi Agni Asvins atmosphere beautiful born Brahmana Brahmana passage called chapter chariot cloud commentary deity denote derived Devaraja drink Durga explains Durga remarks edition ends on f etymology fire following stanza giver gives gods Grassmann hemistich horse hymn Indra invoke Jatavedas longer recension lord Manu manuscripts Maruts means Muir Nighantu Nirukta nouns Number of lines oblations Omitted by BK omitted by Durga pada Panini particle Patanjali pdda praise prepositions Professor Macdonell quotation is untraced Quoted by SRV rays Rbhus reads reference root Roth Roth's sacrifice Sanskrit Savitr Sayana seer sense sentence shine shorter recension soma speech stanza is addressed synonym thee thou art Vaisvanara variant Varuna Vasistha Veda Vedic quotation Vedic stanzas verb VIII Vrtra wealth word worship Yaska