Introduction to Buddhist languages

lglor1542  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to Buddhist languages
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

Teacher(s)
Language
Prerequisites
Prerequisite: the course LGLOR1671 or LGLOR1672 (level 1)
Main themes
Initiation to Buddhist languages, starting with Pali, the Middle Indian language of the texts of the Theravada Buddhist tradition.
Systematic presentation of the phonetics, morphology and syntax of this state of Indo-Aryan languages, illustrated by extracts from representative texts.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 translate, using the appropriate tools, Pali texts of simple and middle level;
 
2 understand the linguistic peculiarities of this state of Indo-Aryan languages compared to Old Indo-Aryan (Sanskrit) in particular.
 
Teaching methods
Lectures
Evaluation methods
Oral exam
Other information
English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English.
Facilities also offered in Dutch, German and Russian.
Online resources
The online working tools related to the course are provided to the students directly or via Moodle.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome

Minor in Literary Studies