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Long Vowels 

There are eight long vowels. These are pronounced for a duration typically twice that of the short ones. The long vowels also include two vowels that are trated as diphthongs. However as far as Sanskrit is concerned they are not strictly diphthongs.

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Contents

Introduction

Short Vowels

Long Vowels

Support Vowels

Generic form of a Consonant

Gutturals

Palatals

Cerebrals

Dentals

Labials

Semi Vowels, Sibilants etc.

Consonant Vowel combinations

Conjunct characters

Writing methods for Conjuncts

Conjuncts with "ra"

List of Conjuncts

Similar looking Aksharas

Vedic symbols

Rarely used Aksharas

Summary

Exercises

Listening Practice


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