Definition of Devanagari

1. Noun. A syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi.




Definition of Devanagari

1. n. The character in which Sanskrit is written.

Definition of Devanagari

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

2. Noun. An abugida script used to write several Indian languages, mainly Sanskrit and Hindi, but also Marathi, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Bihari, Bhili, Konkani, and Bhojpuri. It is also used to write Nepali in Nepal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devanagari

Deut.
Deuteromycotina
Deuteronomist
Deuteronomists
Deuteronomy
Deutsch
Deutsche Mark
Deutsche Marks
Deutschland
Deutschlander
Deutschlander's disease
Deutschmark
Deutschmarks
Dev
Devanagari
Devanagari alphabet
Devanagari numeral
Devanagari numerals
Devanagari script
Deventer
Deventer's pelvis
Devi
Devic's disease
Devil
Devil's Night
Devil's Rings
Devil's Triangle
Devin
Devine exclusion

Literary usage of Devanagari

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1823)
"The Prussian university of Bonn possesses a complete fount of type in the devanagari character; with the exception of the mis-shapen types of the Propaganda ..."

2. Proceedings of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain), Louis Loewe (1854)
"The only drawback in the beauty of the devanagari, and even this is not ... This indeed has been assigned as a " On the devanagari or Sanscrit Alphabet. ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1823)
"devanagari Tt/pct.—The Prussian university of Bonn possesses a complete fount of type in the devanagari character; with the exception of the mis-shapen ..."

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