Pali Day by Day

Introduction to Pali Exercise 1

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tathaagato bhaasati
tathaagato [m-a/nom/sg] The thus gone
bhaasati [bhaa I/ind act/3rd sg] he speaks
The Buddha speaks

upaasako pucchati
upaasako [m-a/nom/sg] lay disciple
pucchati [pucch I/ind act/3rd sg] he asks
The lay disciple asks

puriso eva.m vadati
puriso [m-a/nom/sg] person
eva.m [indec/enc/adv] thus/so
vadati [vad I/ind act/3rd sg] he says
The person says so/this [or] Thus, the person says

devo amanusso hoti
devo [m-a/nom/sg] god
amanusso [m-a/nom/sg] not human
hoti [huu I/ind act/3rd sg] it is
The god is not human

eva.m vadaami
eva.m [adv/indec/enc] Thus/so
vadaami [vad I/ind act/1st sg] I say
I say so [or] Thus, I say

khattiyo pakkamati
khattiyo [m-a/nom/sg] noble/warrior
pakkamati [pa+kam I/ind act/3rd sg] he goes away
The warrior goes away

mahaamatto nisiidati
mahaamatto [m-a/nom/sg] minister
nisiidati [ni+siid I/ind act/3rd sg] he sits down
The minister sits down

sama.no tathaagato hoti
sama.no [m-a/nom/sg] ascetic
tathaagato [m-a/nom/sg] the thus gone
hoti [huu I/ind act/3rd sg] he is
The ascetic is thus gone [or] The ascetic is a Buddha/Arahant

putto upaasako passati
putto [m-a/nom/sg] son
upaasako [m-a/nom/sg] lay disciple
passati [pass I/ind act/3rd sg] he sees
The son, who is a lay disciple, sees

braahma.no upasa.mkamati
braahma.no [m-a/nom/sg] priest
upasa.mkamati [upa+sam+kam I/ind act/3rd sg] he approaches
The priest approaches

manusso jiivati
manusso [m-a/nom/sg] human
jiivati [jiiv I/ind act/3rd sg] he lives
The human lives

eva.m vadanti
eva.m [adv/indec/enc] thus/so
vadanti [vad I/ind act/3rd pl] they say
They say so [or] Thus, they say

Series A

+ Lesson 1
+ Lesson 2
+ Lesson 3
+ Lesson 4
+ Lesson 5
+ Lesson 6
+ Lesson 7
+ Lesson 8
+ Lesson 9
+ Lesson 10
+ Lesson 11
+ Lesson 12
+ Lesson 13
+ Lesson 14
+ Lesson 15
+ Lesson 16
+ Lesson 17
+ Lesson 18
+ Lesson 19
+ Lesson 20
+ Lesson 21
+ Lesson 22
+ Lesson 23
+ Lesson 24
+ Lesson 25
+ Lesson 26
+ Lesson 27
+ Lesson 28
+ Lesson 29
+ Lesson 30
+ Lesson 31
+ Lesson 32

Series B

+ Lesson 1
+ Lesson 2
+ Lesson 3
+ Lesson 4
+ Lesson 5
+ Lesson 6
+ Lesson 7
+ Lesson 8
+ Lesson 9
+ Lesson 10
+ Lesson 11
+ Lesson 12

Series C

+ Lesson 1
+ Lesson 2
+ Lesson 3
+ Lesson 4
+ Lesson 5
+ Lesson 6
+ Lesson 7
+ Lesson 8
+ Lesson 9
+ Lesson 10
+ Lesson 11
+ Lesson 12
+ Lesson 13
+ Lesson 14
+ Lesson 15
+ Lesson 16
+ Lesson 17
+ Lesson 18
+ Lesson 19
+ Lesson 20
+ Lesson 21
+ Lesson 22
+ Lesson 23
+ Lesson 24
+ Lesson 25
+ Lesson 26
+ Lesson 27
+ Lesson 28
+ Lesson 29
+ Lesson 30

Series D

+ Lesson 1
+ Lesson 2
+ Lesson 3
+ Lesson 4
+ Lesson 5
+ Lesson 6
+ Lesson 7
+ Lesson 8
+ Lesson 9
+ Lesson 10
+ Lesson 11
+ Lesson 12
+ Lesson 13
+ Lesson 14
+ Lesson 15
+ Lesson 16
+ Lesson 17
+ Lesson 18
+ Lesson 19
+ Lesson 20
+ Lesson 21
+ Lesson 22
+ Lesson 23
+ Lesson 24
+ Lesson 25
+ Lesson 26
+ Buddheniya Vatthu
+ Paniyadinnass Vatthu
+ Duggatassa Danam
+ Sumanadeviya Vatthu
+ Selections from Dhammapada [more]

Series E

+ Exercise 1
+ Exercise 2
+ Exercise 3
+ Exercise 4
+ Exercise 5
+ Exercise 6
+ Exercise 7
+ Exercise 8
+ Exercise 9
+ Exercise 10
+ Exercise 11
+ Exercise 12
+ Exercise 13
+ Exercise 14
+ Exercise 15
+ Exercise 16
+ Exercise 17
+ Exercise 18
+ Exercise 19
+ Exercise 20
+ Exercise 21
+ Exercise 22
+ Exercise 23
+ Exercise 24
+ Exercise 25
+ Exercise 26
+ Exercise 27
+ Exercise 28

Series F

+ Exercise 1
+ Exercise 2
+ Exercise 3
+ Exercise 4
+ Exercise 5
+ Exercise 6
+ Exercise 7
+ Exercise 8
+ Exercise 9
+ Exercise 10
+ Exercise 11
+ Exercise 12
+ Exercise 13
+ Exercise 14
+ Exercise 15
+ Exercise 16
+ Exercise 17
+ Exercise 18
+ Exercise 19
+ Exercise 20
+ Exercise 21
+ Exercise 22