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ANNOUNCE: Article on Vedic Accents

In designing the SKT-series of Devanagari fonts, I found it
very difficult to get hold of basic information regarding
Vedic accentuation (both the symbols and their significance).
The information that I have managed to gather is presented
in a short article which discusses the accent changes that
arise in continuous speech (sa.mhitaa), their pronunciation,
and the various systems of notation. It is available at:
[http://sanskritdocuments.org/all_pdf/accents.pdf]
It is a 100-kbyte Postscript file that runs to six pages.
Comments, corrections, additions, etc. are most welcome.

Regards,
Charles Wikner.
wikner@nacdh4.nac.ac.za
18 March 1997



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