From: Christopher Fynn (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 07 2005 - 13:10:47 CST
Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 07/03/2005 17:05, Christopher Fynn wrote:
>> Peter Kirk wrote:
>>> On 07/03/2005 03:52, Doug Ewell wrote:
>>>> Azerbaijani, at least, has been written in Arabic, Latin, and Cyrillic.
>>>> (We have registered tags for each of those.) I don't know where that
>>>> places it in the derby.
>>> Indeed. And since all three of these scripts are still in current
>>> use, this could be a record for current use - although as such
>>> certainly tying with Uzbek and Tajik, probably also Turkmen, which
>>> also use the same three scripts.
>> I'm not sure what you classify as "current use", ...
> I was not talking about reprinting of ancient religious works, although
> this is not trivial of course.
Not only ancient religious works - it is one of the official languages of
India and there *are* words like "duradarshana" - the modern Sanskrit term
for television. Courses on modern Sanskrit are very popular in India.
A Companion to Contemporary Sanskrit, by Hajime Nakamura, Motilal
Banarsidas, Delhi, 1973.
Modern Sanskrit Literature/H.L. Shukla. Delhi, New Bharatiya Book
Corporation, 2002, viii, 297 p., ISBN 81-87418-39-7.
Modern Sanskrit Lyrics http://www.bagchee.com/BookDisplay.aspx?Bkid=B11021
Sodasi, An Anthology of Contemporary Sanskrit PoetsEd. Radhavallabh Tripathi
1992 ISBN 81-7201-200-4
R. N. Aralikatti: A note on word order in modern spoken Sanskrit
and some positive constraints
Bhashika: The Complete Course for Spoken Sanskrit (2 CDs)
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