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Questions tagged [devanagari]

Questions related to learning or teaching Devanagari, an abugida (alphasyllabary) used for over 120 languages, including Hindi, Maithili, Nepali and Sanskrit.

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If Devanagari letter ड or ठ or similar can be written more merged like उ [on hold]

So these letters like ड and ठ have a little "attachment" piece between the top bar and the lower component. I am wondering though if you can remove that attachment in the way you write them, so it ...
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How to draw devanagari characters Tha, Dha, and Bha [on hold]

Looking here and here, I constructed this list of characters which I can't quiet tell how to properly write: ऋ (not sure what this one is) थ ध भ Without having a book describing the pen motions, ...
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Good reference on Devanagari typography and alphabet learning

I noticed nice fonts such as this or this for devanagari: (Copyright Ananda K. Maharjan; licence: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial) I am used to seeing more curvy fonts such as this: I ...
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Devanagari letter grouping

I'm following a tutorial for learning to read Devanagari, but I'm finding that I'm having trouble. The letters are presented in what appears to be a "standard order" (my apologies, I don't actually ...
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Are there any accurate online resources for learning to write Devanagari?

I recently looked at several YouTube videos that teach you how to write Devaganari, the abugida writing system used by languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Maithili and Sanskrit. What struck me as ...