These characters were used in the North (uttara), particularly in the area of Calcutta.
Only a few characters are different:
|Usual Devanagari characters||ल||झ||ण||अ||आ||ओ||औ||ऋ||ॠ|
|Uttara Devanagari characters||ल||झ||ण||अ||आ||ओ||औ||ऋ||ॠ|
To use them, the font Siddhanta-Calcutta is needed.Note
Click on the virama, called halant in Sanskrit (diacritic in the center) to delete the inherent vowel a: the virama is needed between two consonants.
example: for vedānta, type: v + e + d + a + n + virama + t + a
To type directly with the computer keyboard:
• Shanskrit Alphabet, in A Code of Gentoo Laws (1774)
→ Sanskrit language: dictionary & grammar
→ Vedic Sanskrit Keyboard for the Vedic characters
→ Latin Sanskrit Keyboard
→ Sanskrit Conversion Devanagari-Latin
→ Hindi keyboard
→ Multilingual keyboard: index