Exercises: Case 8
The exclamations that were mentioned in the lesson are part of a larger class of words that we will study later on.
- Hey! Hello!
- Oh! Alas!
- Oh! Alas!
Case 8 is quite simple, so you should not need any practice with it. However, we can still practice with Devanagari.
Write the sentences below in IAST.
रामः सीतां विन्दति
भवान् भिष्मश्च कर्णश्च
Note the new conjunct here. श्च = śca.
चरणपद्मौ नमामि विष्णो
शं नो मित्रः शं वरुणः । शं नो भवत्वर्यमा
शं नो विष्णुरुरुक्रमः
नमस्ते वयो । त्वमेव प्रत्यक्षमसि
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः
As before, English meanings are provided for your curiosity.
The objects of the senses turn away.
rāmaḥ sītāṃ vindati
Rama finds Sita.
bhavān bhiṣmaśca karṇaśca
Yourself, and Bhishma and Karna
Drupada and the sons of Drupada
caraṇapadmau namāmi viṣṇo
I worship your lotus feet, O Vishnu!
śaṃ no mitraḥ śaṃ varuṇaḥ । śaṃ no bhavatvaryamā
May Mitra bless us, and Varuna. May Aryaman as well.
śaṃ no viṣṇururukramaḥ
May Vishnu of wide steps bless us.
namaste vayo । tvameva pratyakṣam asi
Salutations to you, Vayu! You yourself are visible.
I will speak what is true.
oṃ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ
OM. Peace, peace, peace!