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5. SOME COMMON WORLD ALPHABETS RENDERED IN NAVLIPI

 

 

5.1 DEWANAAGARI (DEVANAGARI) ALPHABET (Used today for the major Indian languages Sanskrit, Hindi, Maraathi and Nepali)

(Original Dewanaaagari letter given in blue. NAVLIPI equivalent in red. Letters in (italicized) word examples in green.)

 

VOWELS (स्वर):

Fundamental vowels (शुद्ध, मूल स्वर): 

Derivative vowels (संयुक्त, व्युत्पन्न स्वर) **:

Diphthongs**  (संयुक्त स्वर)**:

(** In the original Sanskrit, the diphthongs among these derivative vowels were most likely articulated as pure derivative vowels, and have degenerated into diphthongs over the millennia, in Sanskrit as well as other Indian languages.)

NASALS AND GLOTTALS (अनुस्वार + विसर्ग):

Navlipi COMMON WORLD ALPHABETS

 

NON-VOWELS (व्यञ्जन):

Navlipi COMMON WORLD ALPHABETS

 

SEMI-VOWELS AND FRICATIVES (अंतस्थ और ऊष्मन) 

Navlipi COMMON WORLD ALPHABETS

 

DEWANAAGARI LETTERS RELEVANT TO MARAATHI (MARATHI):

Navlipi COMMON WORLD ALPHABETS