u > v before vowel sandhi, was: Re: technical pali stuff
> I guess I was also wondering whetherbhavatvantaraayo = bhavatv antaraayo
>the "tvan" in "bhavatvantaraayo" also means "you"...guess not.
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').