RE: [Pali] Re: where do you put the accent?
I think that Adam means where is the spoken accent for each word when it is
Do you know of any sites that do this topic justice?
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Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 3:08 PM
Subject: [Pali] Re: where do you put the accent?
Hello Adam. I'm glad you found this group and started to learn Paa.li. You
will find a few words on my Paa.li page.
This forum doesn't accept Unicode with accents (āīū) as far
as I know, so
people use the Velthuis system:
You can find some useful help on Access to Insight
Try again. Dodgy link.
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- Hi Gunnar,
> I have been told that Sanskrit, unlike Latin, has alsoYes. http://ca.geocities.com/vixcafe/jalogga/sanskrit.html
> a 4th rule:
> 4) On the fourth syllable from the end, if both the
> third and the second are short.
> But I think that in practice, when reciting Pali, oneWell, length and stress are different things. In that sense Pali may
> quite simply stresses the long syllables (which means
> that sometimes the stress is quite even, e. g. in the
> Dhammapada line "appassaadaa dukkhaa kaamaa", with
> eight long syllables in a row).
be close to ancient Greek:
- --- oselok <nibbanka@...> skrev:
>It is, but not all reciters care about that. At least
> Well, length and stress are different things.
in my country, even professors of Latin use to say, in
poetry, GUTta caVAT lapiDEM instead ov GUTta CAvat
LApidem, thus missing the counterpoint between the
And I have the impression that most reciters of Pali
do the same thing.