Devanagari


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Devanagari: Devanagari script

De·va·na·ga·ri

 (dā′və-nä′gə-rē)
n.
The alphabet in which Sanskrit and many modern Indian languages are written. Also called Nagari.

[Sanskrit devanāgarī, royal city writing (from its supposedly having been invented in Pataliputra, a royal city in India) : deva-, divine, royal; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots + nāgarī, feminine of nāgara-, of a city (from nagaram, city, probably of Dravidian origin).]

Devanagari

(ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡərɪ)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a syllabic script in which Sanskrit, Hindi, and other modern languages of India are written
[C18: from Sanskrit: alphabet of the gods, from deva god + nagari an Indian alphabet]

De•va•na•ga•ri

(ˌdeɪ vəˈnɑ gəˌri)

n.
an alphabetic script with some syllabic features, used for the writing of Hindi and many other languages of India including Sanskrit.
[1775–85; < Skt devanāgarī]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Devanagari - a syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi
script - a particular orthography or writing system
syllabary, syllabic script - a writing system whose characters represent syllables
Translations
Devanagari
Devanagari
devanagarídevanágari
دیوناگری
devanāgarīdévanagari
देवनागरी
dévanágaridévanágari írás
デーヴァナーガリー
Devanagari
DevanagariDevanagari raštas
DēvanāgarīDievanāgarī
dewanagaripismo dewanagari
อักษรเทวนาครี
دیوناگری
天城文
References in periodicals archive ?
It has a commando dagger pointed downwards, with upward-extending wings extending from the blade and a scroll superimposed on the blade with 'Balidaan' inscribed in Devanagari script.
It has a commando dagger pointed downwards, with upward-extending wings extending from the blade and a scroll superimposed on the blade with "Balidaan" inscribed in Devanagari. Only Paramilitary Commandos are allowed to wear the Balidaan Badge.
It has a commando dagger pointed downwards, with upward-extending wings extending from the blade and a scroll superimposed on the blade with 'Balidaan' inscribed in Devanagari, said the publication, adding only paramilitary commandos are allowed to wear the badge.
All but three are in Devanagari script: two in Malayalam and one in Grantha.
Avoiding Devanagari is dictated by the nature of experiment and is not meant to debase the visual beauty of the script.
The Devanagari font, one of the most popular fonts for writing Hindi, is combined with Arabic to create a harmonious blend of the two scripts.
Sanskrit in Devanagari, mother of all languages and Grammar was a very powerful presence world over; the only best languages of the world.
The tableau would have read 'Paschim Bangaal' in front, written in Devanagari. What is this 'Paschim Bangaal'?
We have obtained some pages from Pakistan written by her in a local dialect and in Devanagari script," the minister tweeted.This is the second time ina couple of months that Swaraj has taken to social media to seek help for Geeta.
As a first-year graduate student at Yale I had been required, rather reluctantly, to grapple with the Devanagari script of Sanskrit, and later I had taken Floyd Lounsbury's fascinating course on the decipherment of Maya script, which at that time was only just beginning to be widely recognized as full-scale writing.
The Khanale and Chitnis's method proposes a character recognition scheme which makes use of an artificial neural network (ANN) to recognize Devanagari handwritten characters [12].