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svarabhakti

noun sva·ra·bhak·ti \ˌsf|ärəˈbäktē, ˌsv|, ˌsw|, -ˈbak-, |ərəˈbək-, -ti\

Definition of svarabhakti

plural

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  1. :  the introduction of a vowel sound in Sanskrit especially between r or l and a following consonant; also :  a similar phenomenon in other languages

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Origin and Etymology of svarabhakti

Sanskrit, literally, part of a vowel, from svara sound, vowel (from svarati he sounds, resounds) + bhakti division, portion, from bhajati he grants, allots


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svarabhakti

adjective sva·ra·bhak·ti
variants: less commonly

svarabhaktic

Definition of svarabhakti

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in svarabhakti a svarabhakti vowel

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