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Uttara Sanskrit   संस्कृतम्


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ka kha ga gha nga
ca cha ja jha ña
Ṭa Ṭha Ḍa Ḍha Ṇa
ta tha da dha na
pa pha ba bha ma
ya ra la va  
śa Ṣa sa ha  
a ā i ī u ū
ri li e ai o au

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Ancient characters

These characters were used in the North (uttara), particularly in the area of Calcutta.

Only a few characters are different:

  la jha Ṇa a ā o au ṛi ṛī
Usual Devanagari characters
Uttara Devanagari characters

To use them, the font Siddhanta-Calcutta is needed.


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:

Copy [Ctrl]+[C] & Paste [Ctrl]+[V]

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