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U+0919, ङ
DEVANAGARI LETTER NGA

[U+0918]
Devanagari
[U+091A]

Translingual edit

 

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(ṅ)

  1. The Devanagari script's voiced velar nasal consonant; : /ŋ/

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Gamale Kham edit

Pronunciation edit

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(ṇa)

  1. Used to represent the [ŋ] sound in Gamale Kham

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References edit

  • Wilde, Christopher P. (2016), “”, in Gamale Kham Phonology Revisited, with Devanagari-based Orthography and Lexicon, Asia-Pacific Linguistics

Hindi edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ŋə/, [ŋɐ]

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(ṅa)

  1. the fifth consonant in Hindi

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Nepali edit

Pronunciation edit

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(ṅa)

  1. The fifth consonant in Nepali.

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Alternative forms edit

  • (Kathmandu) (ña)

Etymology edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja.

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Noun edit

(ṅa? (Newa Spelling 𑐒)

  1. (Dolakhae) fish

Sanskrit edit

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Etymology edit

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(ṅa)

  1. An object of sense
  2. Desire, wish.
  3. An epithet of Śiva

Descendants edit

  • Malayalam: ങൻ (ṅaṉ)

References edit

  • Apte, Macdonell (2022), “ङः”, in Digital Dictionaries of South India [Combined Sanskrit Dictionaries]