dvisvara द्विस्वर

Definition: possessed of two vowels,dissyllabic; cf. न पदे द्विस्वरे नित्यम् T. Pr. XVI. 17. द्विस्स्पृष्ट a term used for an upadhmaniya letter or a phonetic element resulting from a visarga followed by the letter प्, or फ़्. See उपध्मांनीय.The word is also used sometimes for the pronunciation ळ् of ड्, and ळ्ह् of ढ्. See दुःस्पृष्ट.

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