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Devanagari c.svg
U+091A, च
DEVANAGARI LETTER CA

[U+0919]
Devanagari
[U+091B]

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TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(c)

  1. A letter of the Devanagari alphabet; c: /t͡ʃ/

See AlsoEdit


HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ca)

  1. The sixth consonant in Hindi.

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ParticleEdit

  1. and (copulative particle)

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *-ća, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *-ča, from Proto-Indo-European *-kʷe (and). Cognates include Old Persian -𐎨𐎠 (-c-a /cā/), Latin -que, Ancient Greek τε (te), Gothic -𐌿𐌷 (-uh).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /t͡ɕɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /t͡ɕɐ/
  • ConjunctionEdit

    (ca)

    1. and, both, also, moreover, as well as
      अविः अश्वाश्
      aviḥ aśvāśca
      the sheep and the horses