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Devanāgarī (Sanskrit|देवनागरी), in English, or Nāgarī, is an abugida alphabet of Nepal and India.


It is written from left to right, lacks distinct letter cases, and is recognizable by a distinctive horizontal line running along the tops of the letters and links them together.

Other uses

Devanagari is the main script used to write Nepali, Hindi, and Marathi. Since the 19th century, it has been the most common script for Sanskrit and Pali as well. Other languages using Devanagari are Bihari, Bhili, Marwari, Konkani, Bhojpuri, Pahari (Garhwali and Kumaoni), Santhali, Newari, Tharu, and sometimes Sindhi, Panjabi, and Kashmiri.

This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Devanagari. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with the India Wikia, the text of Wikipedia is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

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