Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Devanagari aa.svg
U+0906, आ
DEVANAGARI LETTER AA

[U+0905]
Devanagari
[U+0907]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Gupta letter   (ā).

LetterEdit

(ā)

  1. The second letter and vowel of the Devanagari script.

Usage notesEdit

Its matra, used to modify the inherent vowel in a consonant, is written ा. For example, the first consonant क with the matra looks like: का.


BhojpuriEdit

ConjunctionEdit

(ā) (Kaithi 𑂄)

  1. and

HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aː/, /a/, /ɑː/, [äː]
  • The first three transcriptions are very common, but the fourth is the true phonetic value.

LetterEdit

(ā)

  1. The second vowel of Hindi.

See alsoEdit


Old GujaratiEdit

PronounEdit

(ā)

  1. he, this

DeterminerEdit

(ā)

  1. this

DescendantsEdit

  • Gujarati: (ā)