Franke also shows that there were local peculiarities in small matters of spelling and inflexion, and that the particular form of the language used in and about the Avanti district, of which the capital was Ujjeni (a celebrated pre-Buddhistic city), was the basis of the language used in the sacred texts as we now have them.
The inflexion is still greater for the winter isotherms. Closely following one another, they run almost N.
The inflexion of the verbs is, on the whole, more regular than in Hebrew: thus, to take one instance, the 3rd plur.
There is no inflexion to distinguish number, gender or case.
Such Italian as is spoken by the lingering minority has marked divergences of pronunciation and inflexion from the language of Rome and Florence.