Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory

Introduction to the more important language families including Indo-European, Uralic, Altaic, Afro-Asiatic, Sino-Tibetan, Malayo-Polynesian, Niger-Congo, Dravidian and others.

Chapter from the book "The Development of Hinduism" by Prof. M.M. Ninan.

Jain sacred books, composed in Ardha-Magadhi language, a close relative of Pali.

A useful table from the "Grammatik des Pali" by Achim Fachs which allows to find the Ancient Indian correspondences of the Pali words.

An article by Dr Devendra Kumar Jain about the history of Indian languages, including Pali.

Comprehensive resources: historical developments, manuscripts, calligraphy, classical languages and texts.