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How to say "and" in pali ?
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5/10/15 8:49 AM
What is the word for "and" in pali ? if there is a word for it - if not how to say  " joe and bob "  " apples and oranges " ?

RE: How to say "and" in pali ?
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5/11/15 6:47 AM as a reply to water drop.
water drop:
What is the word for "and" in pali ? if there is a word for it - if not how to say  " joe and bob "  " apples and oranges " ?


"joe bob "

"apples vā oranges vā"


I think 'or' ('ca') is used that way too.

RE: How to say "and" in pali ?
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5/11/15 1:55 AM as a reply to CJMacie.
Thank you very much

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5/11/15 7:04 AM as a reply to water drop.
Got it wrong the first time. (not really fluent in Pali, but have sources, tools to find things out)

'Ca' is the "copulative" conjunction word -- "and":
"joe ca bob ca"
"apples ca oranges ca"

'' it the "disjunctive" conjunction word -- "or":
"joe bob "
"apples vā oranges vā"

In both cases, the conjunction follows each term in the list. It's like they're saying "Joe and Bob too".

Here's a good source, a grammar book in PDF one can download:
http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/paligram.pdf

RE: How to say "and" in pali ?
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5/11/15 7:12 AM as a reply to CJMacie.
thanks for the correction