conjunct characters in devanagari

John Huntington huntington.2 at OSU.EDU
Wed May 18 17:54:46 UTC 2005

About a year ago there was a thread on this very topic that led to a
successful conclusion a and a web site.

Does anyone have a saved record of it?


>For a lengthy statistical discussion of conjuncts appearing in Sanskrit
>and Hindi, one may wish to consult Ulrich Steihl's "Technical Manual
>for Itranslator 2003" appearing on his Sanskritweb site:
>The appendix (by Ernst Tremel) discusses Hindi conjuncts. Steihl also
>makes reference to a book he has authored entitled
>"Konsonantenverbindung in Sanskrit" (2002), but I have been unable to
>locate additional bibliographical information regarding this
>  Best,
>Adheesh Sathaye
>South Asia Language Resource Center
>University of Chicago
>On May 17, 2005, at 11:17 PM, Herman Tull wrote:
>>Max Mueller lists 248 conjunct characters in his Sanskrit grammar.
>>Macdonell repeats the same list; a similar list (though with some
>>slight differences) appears in Deshpande's Primer.  Is there a
>>standard list?  If there is, does anyone know sources that discuss its
>>Herman Tull

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