śikṣā

Sanskrit phonetics for beginners

Traditionally, Sanskrit education starts with phonetics, the study of speech sounds and how to pronounce them. The books here introduce and describe the various Sanskrit sounds.

Although these books use few unique words, their technical content may make them harder to understand. If you are not interested in phonetics, you can skip these books for now.

uccāraṇam

— Pronunciation —

sandhiḥ

— Sound combinations —