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U+0919, ङ
DEVANAGARI LETTER NGA

[U+0918]
Devanagari
[U+091A]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ṅ)

  1. The Devanagari script's voiced velar nasal consonant; : /ŋ/

See also[edit]

Gamale Kham[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ṇa)

  1. Used to represent the [ŋ] sound in Gamale Kham

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wilde, Christopher P. (2016), “”, in Gamale Kham Phonology Revisited, with Devanagari-based Orthography and Lexicon, Asia-Pacific Linguistics

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ŋə/, [ŋɐ]

Letter[edit]

(ṅa)

  1. the fifth consonant in Hindi

See also[edit]

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ṅa)

  1. The fifth consonant in Nepali.

Newar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Kathmandu) (ña)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ṅa? (Newa Spelling 𑐒)

  1. (Dolakhae) fish

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ṅa)

  1. An object of sense
  2. Desire, wish.
  3. An epithet of Śiva

Descendants[edit]

  • Malayalam: ങൻ (ṅaṉ)

References[edit]

  • Apte, Macdonell (2022), “ङः”, in Digital Dictionaries of South India [Combined Sanskrit Dictionaries]