This article is within the scope of WikiProject Languages, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of standardized, informative and easy-to-use resources about languages on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
This article is part of WikiProject Jainism, an attempt to promote better coordination, content distribution, and cross-referencing between pages dealing with Jainism. Please participate by editing the article Apabhraṃśa, or visit the project page for more details on the projects.
After the introductory paragraph, which is well written, everything under the contents section is almost completely unrelated and misinformed. The author has misunderstood what Apabhraṃśa means, talking about "Apabhraṃśa words" and languages with "minimal Apabhraṃśa" (which seems to be a biased claim of Dravidian linguistic purity) - he is talking about tatsama and tadbhava. Furthermore, he seems to have misunderstood the nature of what should be rightfully called a tadbhava; he mentions how Telugu words exhibit adjectival > noun "apabhramsa" , when in fact it is a case of lost inflectional endings. The entirety of the contents should be removed or re-written. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 15:17, 2 January 2012 (UTC)