Devanagari
noun Etymology: Sanskrit devanāgarī, from deva divine + nāgarī (writing) of the city — more at deity Date: 1781 an alphabet usually employed for Sanskrit and also used as a literary hand for various modern languages of India — see alphabet table

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  • devanagari — [ devanagari ] ou nagari [ nagari ] n. f., (vx) n. m. et adj. • 1846; mot sanskr., hindi, de deva « dieu » et nâgari « de la ville » ♦ Didact. Forme d écriture du sanskrit demeurée usuelle. ● devanagari nom féminin (mot sanskrit signifiant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Devanagari —    Devanagari (“of the city of the gods”) is the script that is used for Hindi, Sanskrit, and Marathi. It developed out of the earlier Brahmi script toward the end of the last millennium B.C.E. It has been used regularly for Sanskrit ever since.… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • devanagari — (Del fr.) o ingl. devanagari, y este del sánscr. devanâgarí, de la ciudad divina). m. Escritura moderna del sánscrito. U. t. c. adj.) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • devanagari — devanàgari m <G ja> DEFINICIJA lingv. najraširenije indijsko pismo poteklo preko starijeg nagari pisma iz staroindijskog pisma brahmi, njime se služe mnogi sjeveroindijski jezici (hindi, sindhi, nepali i dr.) ETIMOLOGIJA skr. devanāgarī …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Devanagari — [dā΄və nä′gə rē] n. [Sans devanāgarī, city (writing) of the gods < deva, god (see DEITY) + nāgara, city] the alphabet in which Sanskrit and most of the modern languages of northern India are written …   English World dictionary

  • Devanagari — De va*na ga*ri, n. [Skr. d[=e]van[=a]gar[=i]; d[=e]va god + nagara city, i. e., divine city.] The script or characters in which Sanskrit and Hindi are written. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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