Devanagari


De·va·na·ga·ri

noun \ˌdā-və-ˈnä-gə-rē\

Definition of DEVANAGARI

:  an alphabet usually employed for Sanskrit and also used as a literary hand for various modern languages of India — see alphabet table

Origin of DEVANAGARI

Sanskrit devanāgarī, from deva divine + nāgarī (writing) of the city — more at deity
First Known Use: 1781

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