Overview for Dhaturupakosa
The most difficult exercise, which the student has to go through, while studying Sanskrit grammar, is the conjugation of verbs. This book is intended to serve as a guide on the subject. The sutras have been provided with English translation. The book is divided into two parts Part I contains twenty two chapters. Ch. I is on conjugational tenses. Ch. II deals with Irregular verbs. Ch. III deals with Perfect-(i) Set roots ending in vowels, (ii) Anit roots ending in consonants, (iii) Set roots, (iv) Periphrastic perfect, (v) Irregular verbs. Ch. IV on aorist, Ch. V deals with periphrastic future, future and conditional, Ch. VI is on Bendictive, Ch. VII roots of the tenth class., Ch. VIII deals causals in four section., Ch. IX is on desiderative verbs, Ch. X is on kinds of Frequentative, Ch. XI deals with Nominal verbs, Ch. XII is on Kandwadi Prakriya, Ch. XIII is on Passives., Ch. XIV is about Substitution of S and N for S and N., Ch. XV is on Participles, gerunds, and infinitives, Ch. XVI- Potential participles, Ch. XVII Upapada Prakrya, Ch. XVIII- Pachachhilica Prakriya, Ch. XIX Abstract nouns, Ch. XX-Miscellenous affixes, Ch. XXI Atmanepada-Prakriya, Ch. XXII Parasamipada Prakriya and an Appendix. Part Two contains, introductory remarks, abbreviations used, explanation of indicatory letters, and an exhaustive list of verbs with their English translation.