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Sanskrit Revival - Phonology - Vowels
... or /ə/ a short near-open central vowel or schwa u in bunny आ पा /ɑː/ ā long open back unrounded vowel a in father (RP) इ पि /i/ i short close front unrounded ... Also, there exists a third, extra-long length for most vowels, called pluti, which is used in various cases, but particularly in the vocative ... even though they are realized phonetically as simple long vowels ...

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