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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 --


Muke Tever <alrivera@...>