Topic 10: आम संयुक्त अक्षर (Common Conjunct Characters


These four characters are common conjunct characters that are normally listed in the Hindi syllabary.

for क्षेत्र nm. area, field.

क्ष is a combination of क् + ष. It is actually pronounced as क + by most Hindi speakers.

for त्रिकोण nm. triangle.

त्र is a combination of त् + र.

for यज्ञ nm. sacrificial fire ritual.

ज्ञ is a combination of ग् + य. In Sanskrit it is pronounced 'jña' but in Hindi it is pronounced as ग्या 'gya'.

for श्रोता nm. listener.

श्र is a combination of श् + र.