Evam me sutam

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Evam me sutam

Postby practitioner » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:58 pm

I have been looking for the phrase "Evam me sutam" rendered in both Pali and Sanskrit. If anyone could help me with this I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:11 pm

It means "Thus have I heard." Is that what you were looking for?

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EDIT: Upon considering this, I think I may have misunderstood. Do you mean you want to see it in something like the Brahmi script?

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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby practitioner » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:34 pm

Khalil Bodhi wrote:EDIT: Upon considering this, I think I may have misunderstood. Do you mean you want to see it in something like the Brahmi script?


Yes, I would like to see it in Brahmi or Devanagari, etc. I should have been more specific.
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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby Tom » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:48 am

practitioner wrote:
Khalil Bodhi wrote:EDIT: Upon considering this, I think I may have misunderstood. Do you mean you want to see it in something like the Brahmi script?


Yes, I would like to see it in Brahmi or Devanagari, etc. I should have been more specific.


The sanskrit in devanagari = एवं मया श्रुतम्

# the first person pronoun in the instrumental in sanskrit is mayā (used since śrutam is a past passive participle).

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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby practitioner » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:36 pm

Thank you very much Tom. :namaste:
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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby practitioner » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:20 pm

Tom wrote:
practitioner wrote:
Khalil Bodhi wrote:EDIT: Upon considering this, I think I may have misunderstood. Do you mean you want to see it in something like the Brahmi script?


Yes, I would like to see it in Brahmi or Devanagari, etc. I should have been more specific.


The sanskrit in devanagari = एवं मया श्रुतम्

# the first person pronoun in the instrumental in sanskrit is mayā (used since śrutam is a past passive participle).


On this site http://www.drbachinese.org/vbs/1_100/vbs26/26_4.html. The rendering is slightly different. Is this just a matter of slightly different fonts or is one version incorrect?
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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby Tom » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:27 pm

practitioner wrote:On this site http://www.drbachinese.org/vbs/1_100/vbs26/26_4.html. The rendering is slightly different. Is this just a matter of slightly different fonts or is one version incorrect?


Yes, although they read the same there is a variation in the scripts (1) the first letter "e" has been written differently, and (2) the consonant cluster ś + r / श + र has also been joined differently - it is usually written as "श्र".

The way I wrote it is the usual way you will see it typed in devanagari.

Hope that helps.

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Re: Evam me sutam

Postby practitioner » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:57 pm

It does, thank you.
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