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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)
George Cardona (Project Director: November 1977 to October 1990)
Nagesa's Vaiyakaranasiddhantaparamala-Ghamanjusa: An Annotated Translation

To produce an annotated translation of an eighteenth century Sanskrit text on grammar. The author presents a complete survey of major views on grammar, especially concerning the relation of a formal set of rules to semantics, and philosophy of grammar. The work is a concise but quite detailed presentation of different positions with respect to problems which Indian grammarians, logicians and other confronted.

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Research Programs

$40,000 (approved)
$39,995 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1978 – 12/31/1981