Devanagari (script)

Devanagari (script) is a script that belongs to the Indic family of scripts. Scripts are writing systems, or forms of Transcription. Devanagari uses its Abugida symbols to convert human speech into writing.

ISO–15924 Notation
  • Code: Deva
  • Number: 315

Languages that use Devanagari script: A–Z

Language
Status
Entries
Ancient
1

Citation

MLA 8

PsychLing Contributors. "Devanagari." PsychLing, OMNIKA Foundation, 6 Sep. 2023, psylng.org/mli/indi/deva. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

APA 6

PsychLing (2023, September 6). Devanagari. Retrieved from https://psylng.org/mli/indi/deva

CMS 16

PsychLing Contributors. "Devanagari." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created September 6, 2023. Modified September 18, 2023. Accessed May 28, 2024. https://psylng.org/mli/indi/deva.

Bibliography

ScriptSource

SIL International Contributors. "ScriptSource: Index of Languages and Writing Systems." Dallas, TX: SIL International. Created June 11, 2011. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://scriptsource.org. [Visit]

ISO 15924

Unicode Consortium Contributors. "ISO 15924 Registration Authority: Codes for the Representation of Names of Scripts." Mountain View, CA: The Unicode Consortium. Created 2004. Accessed August 6, 2023. https://unicode.org/iso15924. [Visit]

PsychLing MLI

Indic is a script family, or collection of writing systems that likely originated from a general geographical region.

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PsychLing Glossary

Script is a term in Grammatology that means a collection of symbols used to transcribe human speech into writing.

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PsychLing Glossary

Transcription is a term in Grammatology that means the process of converting speech into written-form.

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