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  • The Hindi word “hijra” (alternately romanised as hijira, hijda, hijada, hijara, hijrah) is written as हिजड़ा in devanagari.

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  • The Hindi word “hijra” (alternately romansied as hijira, hijda, hijada, hijara, hijrah) is written as िहजड़ा in devanagari.

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  • The script used is known as devanagari or the "city of the gods."

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  • Sometimes the Sadhus write on their bodies in devanagari, the Indian alphabet used to write such languages as Sanskrit and Hindi.

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  • While the Lepcha and Mongolian are obviously related (considering they both come from devanagari sources), it makes more sense that the Lechpa utilized scriptual hints from a closer neighbor - the Tibetans (esp. through the spread of Buddhism to non Indo-European speaking areas).

    languagehat.com: LEPCHA [MORA].

  • While the Lepcha script is a bit complex for unicode, I am always pleased to see devanagari script cousins, as these writing systems are so beautiful.

    languagehat.com: LEPCHA [MORA].

  • The phonetic accuracy of devanagari compares well with that of the modern phonetic transcriptions.

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  • Write me please the original of this verse from AtharvaVeda in sanskrit (set in latin or devanagari types):

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  • #8, the written alphabet they use is actually called devanagari.

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  • You’re right, devanagari is a base alphabet that is common to various written languages in the central east; Sanskrit, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Hindi… Much like ‘our’ alphabet is used in various different languages.

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