[INDOLOGY] vidhya?

Sven Sellmer sellmers at gmx.de
Wed Aug 14 20:18:06 UTC 2013

Dear Colleagues!
Just a minor query. A student of mine noticed that in India, the word vidyā not infrequently is spelled "vidhya" (in Roman transcription). Does anyone have an idea what may be the reason for this strange spelling? Is it restricted to certain areas? 
Best wishes,
Sven Sellmer

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