Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindi
With Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindi scholars and students of medieval Hindi literature acquire an essential tool for learning one of its important but difficult dialects, the so called sadhukkari bhasha. Based on an early Rajasthani manuscript, the volume includes a commented edition of one hundred poems attributed to medieval mystic and thinker Kabir, followed by a detailed treatment of morphological structure and main syntactic features of the language. The exposition is accompanied by numerous textual examples and index of all lexical and grammatical morphs.
The book can be used as a descriptive grammar of the dialect in question, an aid to the study of historical development of New Indo-Aryan languages, and a reader for use in university courses.