goode at DPW.COM
Mon Dec 13 21:36:47 CST 1999
At 02:35 PM 12/15/99 -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
>> Yes, Americans do say Daarrmaa.
>Careless Americans. I've met some with very good pronounciation
>too. What I tell people is to pronounce the sounds like in French or
>Italian. The Romance languages are much closer to Sanskrit than
>English. If one knows Latin or Ancient Greek it's even better.
I speak Spanish and German, and to the extent I get away with it, I use the
Spanish sounds. Those "dh" and "bh" sounds are something else tho...
bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam
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