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Devanagari ch.svg
U+091B, छ
DEVANAGARI LETTER CHA

[U+091A]
Devanagari
[U+091C]

Translingual[edit]

Deva-छ-order.gif

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɕʰə/, /tʃʰə/, /tsʰə/

Letter[edit]

(ch)

  1. A letter of the Devanagari alphabet representing a heavily aspirated consonant, ch /tʃʰ/

See also[edit]


Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃʰə/

Letter[edit]

(cha)

  1. the seventh consonant in Hindi

See also[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(cha)

  1. The sixth consonant in Marathi.

Nepali[edit]

Nepali numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5
6
7  → 
    Cardinal: (cha)
    Ordinal: छैटौँ (chaiṭa͠u)
    Multiplier: छगुना (chagunā)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(cha)

  1. the seventh consonant in Nepali

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit षष् (ṣaṣ), cognate with Hindi छह (chah).

Numeral[edit]

(cha)

  1. six

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

(cha)

  1. third-person singular low-respect defining present of हुनु (hunu)

Newar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

(cha)

  1. one

Alternative forms[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

  1. Devanagari script form of cha (“six”)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 250; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      अथ सब्बासं विभत्तीनं यानि यानि पुब्बानि पदानि तानि तानि परस्सपदसञ्ञानि होन्ति।
      Atha sabbāsaṃ vibhattīnaṃ yāni yāni pubbāni cha padāni, tāni tāni parassapadasaññāni honti.
      Then whatever are the first six endings of all the endings, they are called the active endings.

Declension[edit]

Optionally indeclinable.


Sherpa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(tsh)

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

Kullui[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ch)

  1. Used to represent the [c͡çʰ] sound in Kullui. [3]