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Vowels and Consonants
A Practical Sanskrit Dictionary


by U Kyaw Tun (UKT) (M.S., I.P.S.T., USA) and staff of Tun Institute of Learning (TIL) . Not for sale. No copyright. Free for everyone. Prepared for students and staff of TIL  Computing and Language Center, Yangon, MYANMAR :  http://www.tuninst.net , www.romabama.blogspot.com 

Addenda to edited version of A Practical Sanskrit Distionary, by A. A. Macdonell, 1893,
http://www.sanskrit-lexicon.uni-koeln.de/scans/MDScan/index.php?sfx=jpg; 1929.
Nataraj ed. (reprint of 1914ed.), 1st in 2006, 2012.

index.htm | Top

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• Vowels in general - Human Voice - MC-acoustics.htm - update 150930
  See also Section 1 Human voice, Phonetics and Phonology - HV-indx.htm (link chk 150906)
• Ancient Langauages: BEPS & Georgian - MC-anci-lang.htm - update 150930
• Script to Sound - MC-in-vow.htm - update 150930
• Syllable and its nuclear vowel and the effect of coda on nuclear vowel - MC-syllab.htm - update 160331
• Comparison of Skt-Dev, Eng-IPALatin, and Bur-Myan vowels - MC-BEPS-vow.htm - update 150930
• Comparison of Skt-Dev, Eng-IPALatin, and Bur-Myan consonants - MC-BEPS-con.htm - future upload


UKT notes :


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UKT 150924 :

I hope my reader is familiar with Bur-Myan speech to some extent. My grandsons, Maung Kan Tun and Maung Thit Tun, both born outside Myanmarpré and now residing in Canada can speak Bur-Myan, but are ignorant of the Bur-Myan akshara form of writing. They can read Romabama to some extent. Yet they and most of us, both inside and outside our mother-land are ignorant of Mon-Myan. To put Romabama to a severe test, I am including the sounds of Mon-Myan speech. In the above files you will hear a lot of Mon-Myan speech, and see Mon-Myan script. Whether you write Burmese or Mon, we use the same Myanmar akshara with very few variations. Since most of us are of Theravada Buddhist faith, through Pal-Myan words we can understand some if we see the script. If you care to learn some Mon-Myan, look into
¤ Mon-Myan Speech (MonSPK) - speak-all-indx.htm (link chk 150924)


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