Gupta script

Infobox Writing system
name=Gupta
type=Abugida
languages=Sanskrit
time=c. 400–?
fam1=Proto-Canaanite alphabet [a]
fam2=Phoenician alphabet [a]
fam3=Aramaic alphabet [a]
fam4=Brāhmī
children=Nāgarī
Śāradā
Siddhaṃ
footnotes= [a] The Semitic origin of the Brahmic scripts is not universally agreed upon.
The Gupta script (or Gupta Brahmi) was used for writing Sanskrit and is associated with the Gupta Empire of India which was a period of material prosperity and great religious and scientific developments. The Gupta script was descended from Brahmi and gave rise to the Siddham script.

External links

*es [http://www.proel.org/index.php?pagina=alfabetos/gupta The Gupta Alphabet]


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