Language Variant subtags for Sanskrit

Michael Everson everson at
Tue Jul 13 21:09:13 CEST 2010

On 13 Jul 2010, at 19:48, Peter Scharf wrote:

> But how Paninian is Classical Sanskrit?  NO one has yet modelled Paninian grammar and validated texts against it in any systematic way.  The more generic term makes less of a claim and IS THE TERM IN USE.

Yes, but can you please tell me what the Sanskrit terms for the following are?

Vedic dialect.
Classical dialect.
Epic dialect.
Buddhist dialect.

I assume it's something-or-other bhaṣa....

Michael Everson *

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