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Devanagari

[dey-vuh-nah-guh-ree] /ˌdeɪ vəˈnɑ gəˌri/
noun
1.
an alphabetical script with some syllabic features derived from Brahmi, used for the writing of Hindi and many other languages of India including Sanskrit.
Also called Nagari.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Sanskrit devanāgarī
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Devanagari

/ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡərɪ/
noun
1.
a syllabic script in which Sanskrit, Hindi, and other modern languages of India are written
Word Origin
C18: from Sanskrit: alphabet of the gods, from deva god + nagari an Indian alphabet
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