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The Joy of Sanskrit

Week 10. Vocabulary

 

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Week 10. Makkomas-sūtras

 

 

10.0 Vowel meets consonant: no change

10.1 A final m always becomes ṃ except before a vowel

        or the end of a line

10.2 After sandhi, vowels, ḥ or ṃ never join

10.3 After sandhi, consonants always join

10.4 A virāma in the middle of a sentence means you have

        probably made a mistake

10.5 In the sentence X is Y, both X and Y are nominative

10.6 Royce's rule: If a sentence does not have a verb the

        verb is 'is'

10.7 Adjectives must agree with nouns in gender, case and

        number

 

 


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