|From:||Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 30, 2001, 6:04|
> On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, John Cowan wrote:
> > . . . I have never heard anyone say the word "satyagraha"
> > (presumably a Hindi borrowing, referring to Gandhi's principles
> > of passive resistance), but I would surely say /sAtS@'gRAh@/.
Tristan Alexander McLeay wrote:
> I read that as /"sA:tS@%grA:hA:/,
hm, someone has gone and invented a couple of accent marks
while I wasn't looking!
> even though I could obviously
> predict the intended pronunciation.
Not without knowing the length of the vowels (i think it's
/sVtja:grVhV/) -- and accent is free in Sanskrit.
Anton Sherwood -- http://www.ogre.nu/