Sanskrit -e/o a- Sandhi in Devanagari

Shriramana Sharma samjnaa at
Fri Feb 24 19:43:05 CST 2017

This seems quite reasonable.

On 25 Feb 2017 04:06, "Richard Wordingham" <richard.wordingham at>

> The usual form of this sandhi in modern Sanskrit is described as the a-
> dropping and being replaced by avagraha.  If word boundaries are
> represented by SPACE, am I correct in believing that the change in
> codepoints is:
> <U+0020 SPACE, U+0905 LETTER A> becomes <U+200B ZERO WIDTH SPACE, U+093D
> I ask because I have seen lines starting with avagraha, though within a
> line there seems not to be a space before avagraha.  (I am ignoring
> didactic writing which shows sandhi effects but leaves a space between
> the original words.)
> Richard.
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