INDOLOGY FAQ. Re. Varanasi

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 18 16:56:12 UTC 2010

On 17 February 2010 20:03, Herman Tull <hwtull at> wrote:

> When we discussed this, he cheerfully informed me that we really never can
> be sure exactly how native Sanskrit speakers pronounced their words.

You can cheerfully inform him back that we have a pretty good idea, since
phonetics was invented in India, two millennia ago.  He might like W. S.
Allen's classic Phonetics in ancient

It's great that this all gave your class an enjoyable discussion!


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