Kh instead of S in Yajur Veda
acharyadiwakar at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 7 05:54:47 EST 2002
The rules for peculiar pronunciation of particular var.nas (y, r(esp.
repha), l, v, .r, .l and .s) in the Maadhyandina branch of Yajurveda can be
found in the Pratij~naapari"si.s.ta also known as Pratij~naasuutra ascribed
to Katyayana. There are some conditions, of following or preceding var.na,
to have such a change in original pronunciation.
But I wonder, there is no rule of pronouncing j~n as dny which also is in
In the case of .s, the rule is: atho muurdhanyo.sma.no .asa.myuktasya .tum
.rte sa.myuktasya ca khakaaroccaara.nam. 2.7
Mahendra Sanskrit University
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