Devanagari character notes

This page lists characters in the following Unicode blocks and gathers information about them from various sources.

See also the companion document, Devanagari/Hindi, for a summary of the Devanagari script and its use for Hindi.

Phonetic transcriptions on this page should be treated as an approximate guide, only. Many are more phonemic than phonetic, and there may be variations depending on the source of the transcription.

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  1. [ d ] Peter T. Daniels and William Bright, The World's Writing Systems, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-507993-0, pp487-497
  2. [ s ] Rupert Snell & Simon Weightman, Teach Yourself Hindi, ISBN 978-0-340-86687-0
  3. [ u ] The Unicode Standard v11.0, Devanagari
  4. [ w ] Wikipedia, Devanagari