[...] the focus is on meanings connected with the rules that assign category class names to direct participants in actions (karaka), which play different roles in bringing actions to accomplishment, thus assigning karakas to six categories - apadana, sampradana, karana, adhikarana, karman, kartr in the Paninian order (Astadhyayi 1.4.24-55, headed by 1.4.23: karake). Scholars would also be helped by a more thorough identification of quotations within texts excerpted. [...] quotations of Paninian rules are consistently identified in footnotes with precise references to adhyaya, pada, and stra, preceded by "s," but frequent citations from the Vakyapadiya are not so identified.
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