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U+091E, ञ
DEVANAGARI LETTER NYA

[U+091D]
Devanagari
[U+091F]

Translingual[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɲə/ (may vary by language)

Letter[edit]

(ña)

  1. Devanagari letter.

See also[edit]

Ligatures:

Dhivehi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ñə)

  1. The twentieth consonant in Dhivehi, written in Devanagari

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ña)

  1. the tenth consonant in Hindi, used in Sanskrit loanwords

See also[edit]

Marathi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ña)

  1. The tenth consonant in Marathi.

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): [nʌ]
  • Phonetic Devanagari:
  • (letter name) IPA(key): [jʌ̃]
  • Phonetic Devanagari: यँ

Letter[edit]

(ña)

  1. The tenth consonant in Nepali.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • ”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018

Newar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Dolakhae) (ṅa)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja.

Noun[edit]

(ña? (Newa Spelling 𑐘)

  1. (Kathmandu) 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]

(ña) stem?

  1. Singer
  2. Gurgling sound
  3. Bull
  4. N. of Śukra
  5. Perversity
  6. Number 'ten'

References[edit]

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