Writing System

Hindi written with Devanagari scripthi

Subject areas for this writing system

StatusCurrently in use
Useprimary usage
LanguageHindi [hin]
ScriptDevanagari (Nagari) [Deva]
CLDR Locale  hi [Hindi]

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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
Nakula and Sahadeva Devanagari Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Hindi Use & History
Sangam Keyboards Fonts & Keyboards
TDIL Fonts for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards


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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
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
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Non-Latin Font: Devanagari - MonotypeFonts web page
Script features by language - Hindi written with the Devanagari script - web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Hindi - Unicode - UDHR web page


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