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u > v before vowel sandhi, was: Re: technical pali stuff

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  • rett
    ... bhavatvantaraayo = bhavatv antaraayo bhavatv = bhavatu may there be A word ending in u , before a word starting with a vowel, sometimes has the u
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 31, 2005
      > I guess I was also wondering whether
      >the "tvan" in "bhavatvantaraayo" also means "you"...guess not.

      bhavatvantaraayo = bhavatv antaraayo

      bhavatv = bhavatu 'may there be'

      A word ending in 'u', before a word starting with a vowel, sometimes
      has the 'u' change to 'v'. (Similarly, 'i' sometimes changes to 'y').

      best regards,

      /Rett
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