When I try to read an article related to India (in particular indo-aryan languages) certain special characters emerge which I do not know how to pronounciate. For instance: Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini contains ṣ,ṭ,ṇ - but there are more. I have tried to look them up in the IPA-list, but no such characters exist there.
- Is this a standardized transscription-system?
- Is it possible to allocate those special characters to IPA-characters?