Deterrorizing Sanskrit

This is not a course for learning Sanskrit. Instead, it is meant to make Sanskrit learning easier by explaining words and grammatical forms from an Indo-European point of view.

You are welcome to download the manual for this course. The slides below build on this manual. 


I Introduction


Indo-European studies without specific reference to Sanskrit


II Basics

Vowel gradation

Sound laws

Sound laws sibilants

Syllabic n

Verbal classes with nasal infix and laryngeals


III Full-grade verbal forms and zero-grade verbal forms

Infinitives and other full-grade verbal forms

Past perfect participle and other zero-grade verbal forms


IV Specific past tenses

Perfect tense



V Athematic verbal classes

Second class verbs

Third class verbs

Fifth class verbs

Seventh class verbs


VI Declinations


letzte Änderung: 27.06.2014 Harald Wiese