Devanagari

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देवनागरी (Devánāgarī), compound of देव (devá, half-human — demi-divine) + नगर (nágara, town, city).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡəriː/
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Adjective[edit]

Devanagari (not comparable)

  1. Of the Devanagari script or of a Devanagari alphabet.

Noun[edit]

Devanagari (uncountable)

  1. An abugida script used to write several Indian languages, mainly Sanskrit and Hindi, but also Marathi, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Bihari, Bhili, Konkani, and Bhojpuri. It is also used to write Nepali in Nepal.

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