Definition of sandhi
: modification of the sound of a morpheme (such as a word or affix) conditioned by syntactic context in which it is uttered (such as pronunciation of -ed as \d\ in glazed and as \t\ in paced or occurrence of a in a cow and of an in an old cow)
Origin and Etymology of sandhi
Sanskrit saṁdhi, literally, placing together
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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