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Devanagari r.svg
U+0930, र
DEVANAGARI LETTER RA

[U+092F]
Devanagari
[U+0931]

TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rə/ (may vary by language)

LetterEdit

(ra)

  1. The second semivowel of the Devanagari script, but traditionally classified (and collated) as a consonant. Linguistically it is considered an alveolar trill, and is classified as an approximant.

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Ligatures:


HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ra)

  1. the twenty-seventh consonant in Hindi

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MarathiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ra)

  1. The twenty-sixth consonant in Marathi.

NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ra)

  1. The twenty-seventh consonant in Nepali.

ConjunctionEdit

(ra)

  1. and

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

 m

  1. the Pali letter 'r'
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 4; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      क, ख, ग, घ, ङ, च, छ, ज, झ, ञ, ट, ठ, ड, ढ, ण, त, थ, द, ध, न, प, फ, ब, भ, म, य, , ल, व, स, ह, ळ, ं। इति व्यञ्जन नाम होन्ति।
      Ka, kha, ga, gha, ṅa, ca, cha, ja, jha, ña, ṭa, ṭha, ḍa, ḍha, ṇa, ta, tha, da, dha, na, pa, pha, ba, bha, ma, ya, ra, la, va, sa, ha, ḷa, aṃ, iti vyañjanā nāma honti.
      'k', 'kh', 'g', 'gh', 'ṅ', 'c', 'ch', 'j', 'jh', 'ñ, 'ṭ', 'ṭh', 'ḍ', 'ḍh', 'ṇ', 't', 'th', 'd', 'dh', 'n', 'p', 'ph', 'b', 'bh', 'm', 'y', 'r', 'l', 'v', 's', 'h', 'ḷ' and 'ṃ', these are the consonants by name.
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[2] (in Pali), page 12; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      लो रस्स यथा-महासालो।
      Lo rassa yathā mahāsālo.
      'L' 'r' as in 'mahāsālo'.

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