A Grammar of the Mahratta Language: To which are Added Dialogues on Familiar Subjects

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Printed at the Mission Press, 1805 - Indo-Iranian languages - 201 pages
 

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Page v - Carey in the preface to his Mahratta Grammar : ' A line drawn across the peninsula in the latitude of Visiapore (Bejapore) will nearly express the southern limit of this language, and another at a small distance from Ujjayin (Oujein) about 24░ N. lat. will nearly mark its northern limits. From east to west its extent is various, but it may in general be reckoned to be spoken from the mountains which separate Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa from the countries immediately west of them, to the western side...
Page 1 - Books in the Maratha language are generally written in Devunaguri character, but the character commonly used in business is the Moorh. The system of that alphabet and Devunaguri is the same. Types in the Moorh character not having yet been cast in Bengal, the Devunaguri will be used in this work.
Page 8 - If the first, second, or fourth, letter in any class ("cm) kú followed by the" third or fourth letter in its own or any other class, or by a vowel, a semi-╗ Vowel, or a nasal, it is changed to the third letter of its own class.
Page 3 - The first and third letters in each class of the consonants are unaspirated...

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