plural -s
often attributive
: devanagari
: the family of related alphabets of the Indian subcontinent of which Devanagari is a member

Word History


Sanskrit nāgarī, literally, (writing) of the city, from nagara city, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil nakar dwelling, city, Telugu nagaru palace

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“Nagari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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