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Devanagari c.svg
U+091A, च
DEVANAGARI LETTER CA

[U+0919]
Devanagari
[U+091B]

Translingual[edit]

Deva-च-order.gif

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕə/, /t͡ʃə/, /t͡sə/

Letter[edit]

(c)

  1. A letter of the Devanagari alphabet; c: /t͡ʃ/

See also[edit]


Dhivehi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(cha)

  1. The twenty-fourth consonant in Dhivehi, written in Devanagari

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃə/

Letter[edit]

(ca)

  1. the sixth consonant in Hindi

See also[edit]


Kullu Pahari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(c)

  1. Used to represent the [c͡ç] sound in Kullui. [1]

Marathi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕə/, /t͡sə/
  • (file)

Letter[edit]

(ca, ċa)

  1. The fifth consonant in Marathi

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ca)

  1. The sixth consonant in Nepali.

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

(ca)

  1. Devanagari script form of ca

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *-ća, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *-ča, from Proto-Indo-European *-kʷe (and). Cognates include Avestan 𐬗𐬀(ca), Old Persian -𐎨𐎠 (-c-a /cā/), Latin -que, Ancient Greek τε (te), Gothic -𐌿𐌷 (-uh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

(ca)

  1. and, both, also, moreover, as well as
    अविर् अश्वाश्
    ávir áśvāś ca
    the sheep and the horses

Descendants[edit]

  • Kalasha: že
  • Pali: ca

Sherpa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(tsa)

  1. Used to represent the [t͡s] sound in Sherpa. [2]