Paul Carus on the buddhist faith
breve: a, s acute becomes [s'].]
a as the Italian and German short a. a as a in father, e as e in eight. i as i in hit. i as i in machine. o as o in home. u as oo in good. u as u in rumor. ai as in eye. au as ow in how. n as ny. jn as dny. nn as n-ny. ch as ch in church. cch as ch-ch in rich chance.
Note that o and e are always long.
s, j, y, and other letters, as usual in English words.
Double consonants are pronounced as two distinct sounds, e.g., ka'm-ma, not ka'ma.
The h after p, b, k, g, t, d is audible as in dub him, beg her, brick house, ant hill. Pronounce Tat-hagata, not Ta-thagata.
To the average European it