Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Deva-ṛ.png
Unicode name DEVANAGARI LETTER VOCALIC R
Devanagari U+090B

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ṛ)

  1. Traditionally classified as a vowel of the Devanagari script. Its matra, used to modify the inherent vowel in a consonant, is written ृ. For example the first consonant क with the matra looks like: कृ. It is only used in words of Sanskrit derivation. Transliterated as IAST: or ITRANS: RRi or R^i.