Sentence Examples

  • Thus Burma possesses two kinds of literature, Pali and Burmese.
  • 5 Childers, Pali Diet.
  • It would seem that up to the 4th century of our era the Sinhalese had written exclusively in their own tongue; that is to say that for six centuries they had studied and understood Pali as a dead language without using it as a means of literary expression.
  • In Burma, on the other hand, where Pali was probably introduced from Ceylon, no writings in Pali can be dated before the nth century of our era.
  • There have been good Pali scholars there since late medieval times.