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" Metteya (Buddha) himself,' and made over to him the books in which the Pitakattaya were recorded, together with the Atthakatha. Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakara vihara, at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical rules... "
The Mahávan̥sa, Part II.: Containing Chapters XXXIX. to C - Page 169
by Dhammakitti - 1909 - 518 pages
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 6

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - Asia - 1841 - 630 pages
...century of our era the Mahawanso expressly calls the PALI THE ROOT OF AH, LANGUAGES. " He [Buddhaghosa] translated, according to the 'grammatical rules of...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singalese Atthakatha into Pali. This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 6

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - Asia - 1841 - 640 pages
...century of our era the Mahawanso expressly calls the PALI THE ROOT OF ALL LANGUAGES. "He [Buddhaghosa] translated, according to the ^grammatical rules of...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singalese Atthakatha into Pali. This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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Notes on the Religious, Moral, and Political State of India Before the ...

Sykes (Colonel, William Henry) - India - 1841 - 256 pages
...century of our era the Mahawanso expressly calls the PALI THE ROOT OF ALL LANGUAGES. "He [Buddhaghosa] translated, according to the 'grammatical rules of...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singalese Atthakatha into Pali. This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 1

American Oriental Society - Electronic journals - 1851 - 732 pages
...in the reign of this monarch (Mahanamo.) Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakaro wiharo at Anuradhapura, he translated according to the grammatical...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakalha, (into Pali.) This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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Sidath Sangarawa: A Grammar of the Singhalese Language

Vedeha (Thera) - Sinhalese language - 1852 - 560 pages
...together with the Atthaksitha. Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakaro wiharo at Anuradapura, he translated according to the grammatical rules of the Magadhas, which is the root of all languages spoken by the human race." — Mahawanso, pp 251-3. Again, supposing that the Pali was the language...
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A Manual of Budhism, in Its Modern Development

Robert Spence Hardy - Buddhism - 1853 - 560 pages
...in the secluded Ganthakaro wiharo at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical rule of the Magadhas, which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakatha (into Pali). This proved an achievement of the utmost importance to all languages...
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The Sacred Books of the Buddhists Compared with History and Modern Science

Robert Spence Hardy - Buddhism - 1863 - 190 pages
...variation... Then taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakaro wiharo (temple) at Anurddhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical rules...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Attakatha (into Pali). This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all the languages...
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The Legends and Theories of the Buddhists: Compared with History and Science ...

Robert Spence Hardy - Buddhism - 1866 - 326 pages
...slightest variation. . . . Then taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakaro wiharo (temple) at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Attakatha (into Pali). This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all the languages...
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Buddhaghosha's parables, tr. by T. Rogers. With an intr., containing Buddha ...

Buddhaghosa (theologian.) - 1870 - 410 pages
...recorded, together with the ' Atthakatha.' Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakara vihara, at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakatha (into Pali). This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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Buddhaghosha's Parables

Buddhaghosa - Tipiṭaka - 1870 - 392 pages
...recorded, together with the ' Atthakatha.' Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakara vihara, at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical...which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakatha (into Pali). This proved an achievement of the utmost consequence to all languages...
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