By Joe B. Wilson
This whole textbook on classical Tibetan is acceptable for starting or intermediate scholars. It starts with principles for studying writing and announcing Tibetan, progressively wearing the reader during the styles visible within the formation of phrases and into the repeating styles of Tibetan words, clauses, and sentences. scholars with previous adventure will locate the seven appendices—which assessment the principles of pronunciation grammar and syntax—provide an quintessential reference. It balances conventional Tibetan grammatical and syntactic research with a use of terminology that displays English preconceptions approximately sentence constitution. in keeping with the procedure constructed via Jeffrey Hopkins on the collage of Virginia, this ebook offers in classes with drills and examining routines a pragmatic advent to Tibetan grammar syntax and technical vocabulary utilized in Buddhist works on philosophy and meditation. an exceptionally good designed studying process, it serves as an advent to examining and translating and to Buddhist philosophy and meditation. via simply memorizable paradigms the scholar involves realize and comprehend the recurrent styles of the Tibetan language. every one bankruptcy incorporates a vocabulary jam-packed with worthwhile Buddhist phrases.
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