Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland (New Series)


XVIII On the Origin of the Dative and Genitive Postpositions in Gujarati and Marwari

L. P. Tessitori

It is mainly with the two principal sets nē, nō of Gujarātī and rai, rō of Mārwāṛī, and with their older forms, that I propose to deal in these pages. Since the right clue to the explanation of them—with the exception of , which presents no difficulty—has been missed by scholars as yet, I trust that the present investigation into their origin will be of use even to such as might hesitate to accept all my views unreservedly.