Devanagari

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देवनागरी (devanāgarī), compound of देव (deva, deity, divine) + नगर (nagara, town, city).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡ(ə)ɹɪ/, /ˌdɛvəˈnɑːɡ(ə)ɹɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdeɪvəˈnɑɡəɹi/
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Adjective[edit]

Devanagari (not comparable)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Devanagari (uncountable)

  1. An abugida script used to write many languages originating in India and Nepal, including Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Maithili, Bhili, Konkani, Bhojpuri, and Nepali.
    Synonym: Devanagari alphabet (nonstandard)

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