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Re: [Pali] Re: Improve on pali pronunciation

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  • Rajendra Jadhao
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    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 28, 2008
      I am ethnic north Indian.

      -Rajendra
      --- Alex Long <duriank24@...> wrote:

      > Namaste Brother Piya Tan for the advice. Where do
      > you find native, ethnic north Indian here?
      >
      > Piya Tan <dharmafarer@...> wrote:
      > The "best" way of pronouncing Pali would
      > of course be by a native, an ethnic
      > north Indian. (Not a Sinhalese, although it sound
      > close.)
      >
      > However, the Myanmarese and Thai have their own
      > pronunciation, too.
      >
      > In Singapore, we try to sound as close to the Indian
      > sound as possible.
      >
      > In the end, it is what helps you understand what you
      > read and hear.
      >
      > Metta,
      >
      > Piya
      >
      > On Feb 12, 2008 10:18 PM, Jim Anderson
      > <jimanderson_on@...> wrote:
      >
      > > --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com
      > <Pali%40yahoogroups.com>, "duriank24"
      > > <duriank24@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Dear Learned pali friends and bros in the
      > dhamma,
      > > >
      > > > Honestly I learn pali the language of the
      > Sublime Buddha to learn
      > > > his teaching. As most of us lay people only
      > speak certain word of
      > > > pali or saying of the Buddha . Besides hearing
      > through tape,cd or
      > > > DVD what is the best ways to improve one's
      > learning fluenct,
      > > > please advice?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks you,
      > > > Namaste
      > > > Alex
      > >
      > > Dear Alex,
      > >
      > > To improve on your Pali pronunciation, you could
      > try reading a Pali
      > > text out loud. Although the pronunciation may
      > sound crude at first,
      > > with practice it will improve over time. You can
      > also check with the
      > > pronunciation keys in Pali primers. I like
      > Warder's key the best. To
      > > take the practice further you could try memorizing
      > a Pali text and
      > > reciting it from memory, aloud or in silence.
      > Also, chanting with
      > > another person or a group of people would help
      > too.
      > >
      > > Best wishes,
      > > Jim
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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