Name of laghu/guru patterns

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at
Mon May 12 19:53:02 UTC 1997

An easy source for a long listing of these metrical patterns is an
appendix in Apte's Sanskrit Dictionary.
	Madhav Deshpande

On Mon, 12 May 1997, Ralph Bunker wrote:

> I have an incomplete list of the names of patterns of laghu/guru syllables
> in a pada. For example,
> gajagati (gait of an elephant) is the name given to the pattern GGGLGGGL
> (where G is Guru and L Laghu) and
> pramANikA (measure) is the name given to the pattern GLGLGLGL
> Can somebody tell me where I can find a complete list of such pattern names?
> English commentary would be helpful.
> --ralph

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