Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Modern Standard Hindi, Dakhini, Hindi-Urdu, Hindustani
Khari Boli, Khariboli (Dehlavi, Kauravi, Khadi Boli, Khari, Khariboli, Vernacular Hindustani)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Hindi.

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Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Annapurna SIL Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Devanagari Transliteration Sorting & Analysis
Font Options Fonts & Keyboards
Fonts for Indian Languages Fonts & Keyboards
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Indix - Indian Fonts for Linux Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Hindi Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboards for Hindi Fonts & Keyboards
Lohit fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Nakula and Sahadeva Devanagari Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Hindi Use & History
Sangam Keyboards Fonts & Keyboards
Simple Hindi Keyboard General Overview
TDIL Fonts for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
Visarga and glottal stop alternates Design & Typography


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Devanagari Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Hindi - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Hindi - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
Hindi Letters and Sounds - I Speak Hindi web page
Impact of spatial ordering of graphemes in alphasyllabic scripts on phonemic awareness in Indic languages journal article
ISO 639-3 page for Hindi - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Hindi - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
Non-Latin Font: Devanagari - MonotypeFonts web page
OLAC resources for Hindi - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - Hindi written with the Devanagari script - web page
SIL Archive for Hindi - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Hindi - Unicode - UDHR web page


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