The Joy of Sanskrit
Week 11. Vocabulary
Week 11. Another special treat
You need to translate this as part of your assessment this week, but you might also enjoying to Pandit Rao's sonorous reading of the text.
Week 11. Makkomas-sūtras
11.1 s preceded by any vowel other than a or ā become ṣ
11.2 n preceded by r, ṛ, ṝ or ṣ become ṇ
11.3 short word, starts with t: probably a pronoun
11.4 pronouns like 'he' also means 'that'
11.5 saḥ drops its visarga except before a and the end of the line
11.6 adjectives come before the nouns they modify
11.7 iva, eva and evam mean like, indeed and thus