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Assamese alphabet

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The Assamese script is a writing system of the Assamese language. [1]

50 relations: Abugida, Ahom alphabet, Ahom dynasty, Ahom kingdom, Allahabad pillar, Aramaic alphabet, ASCII, Assam Sahitya Sabha, Assamese language, Assamese rô, Bengali alphabet, Bengali Braille, Bengali language, Bhakti, Borgeet, Brahmi script, Brahmic scripts, Brajavali dialect, Buranji, Consonant cluster, Eastern Nagari script, Gupta script, International Phonetic Alphabet, ITRANS, Kamarupi script, Kamrup region, Madhava Kandali, Maithili language, Meitei language, Nagajari-Khanikargaon rock inscription, Phoenician alphabet, Phonetics, Pronunciation, Proto-Sinaitic script, Ramayana, Romanisation of Assamese, Sankardev, Sanskrit, Saptakanda Ramayana, Serampore, Siddhaṃ script, Supangmung, Sylheti language, The Telegraph (Calcutta), Transliteration, Typesetting, Umachal rock inscription, Unicode, Valmiki, Vowel.


An abugida (from Ge'ez: አቡጊዳ ’abugida), or alphasyllabary, is a segmental writing system in which consonant–vowel sequences are written as a unit: each unit is based on a consonant letter, and vowel notation is secondary.

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Ahom alphabet

The Ahom script is an abugida that is used to write the Ahom language, a nearly-extinct (but being revived) Tai language spoken by the Ahom people who ruled eastern part of Brahmaputra valley—about one-third of the length of Brahmaputra valley—in the Indian state of Assam between the 13th and the 18th centuries.

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Ahom dynasty

The Ahom dynasty (1228–1826) ruled the Ahom kingdom in present-day Assam, India for nearly 600 years.

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Ahom kingdom

The Ahom kingdom (1228–1826, also called Kingdom of Assam) was a kingdom in the Brahmaputra Valley in Assam, India.

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Allahabad pillar

The Allahabad pillar is an Ashoka Stambha, one of the pillars of Ashoka, an emperor of the Maurya dynasty who reigned in the 3rd century BCE.

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Aramaic alphabet

The ancient Aramaic alphabet is adapted from the Phoenician alphabet and became distinct from it by the 8th century BCE.

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ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.

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Assam Sahitya Sabha

The Assam Sahitya Sabha (Ôxôm Xahityô Xôbha or "Assam Literary Society") is a non Government, non profit, literary organisation of Assam.

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Assamese language

Assamese or Asamiya অসমীয়া is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language spoken mainly in the Indian state of Assam, where it is an official language.

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Assamese rô

In the Assamese alphabet, rô (ৰ) is the twenty-seventh consonant, or in other terms, twenty-seventh letter of the byônzônbôrnômala (ব্যঞ্জনবৰ্ণমালা).

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Bengali alphabet

The Bengali alphabet or Bangla alphabet (বাংলা বর্ণমালা, bangla bôrnômala) or Bengali script (বাংলা লিপি, bangla lipi) is the writing system for the Bengali language and, together with the Assamese alphabet, is the fifth most widely used writing system in the world.

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Bengali Braille

Bengali Braille is used for the Bengali.

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Bengali language

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.

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Bhakti (भक्ति) literally means "attachment, participation, fondness for, homage, faith, love, devotion, worship, purity".

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Borgeets (বৰগীত, songs celestial) are a collection of lyrical songs that are set to specific ragas but not necessarily to any tala.

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Brahmi script

Brahmi (IAST) is the modern name given to one of the oldest writing systems used in Ancient India and present South and Central Asia from the 1st millennium BCE.

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Brahmic scripts

The Brahmic scripts are a family of abugida or alphabet writing systems.

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Brajavali dialect

Brajavali (Assamese: ব্ৰজাৱলী Brôzawôli) was a literary language used by Sankardev (1449–1568) for some of his compositions (Borgeets and Ankia Naats) in the context of his Vaishnavite religion, Ekasarana Dharma, in Assam.

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Buranjis are a class of historical chronicles, written initially in the Ahom and afterwards in Assamese language.

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Consonant cluster

In linguistics, a consonant cluster, consonant sequence or consonant compound is a group of consonants which have no intervening vowel.

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Eastern Nagari script

Eastern Nagari script, Assamese script, Bengali script, Assamese-Bengali script or Purbi script is the basis of the Assamese alphabet and the Bengali alphabet.

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Gupta script

The Gupta script (sometimes referred to as Gupta Brahmi Script or Late Brahmi Script)Sharma, Ram.

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International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet.

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The "Indian languages TRANSliteration" (ITRANS) is an ASCII transliteration scheme for Indic scripts, particularly for Devanagari script.

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Kamarupi script

Kamarupi script (Kamrupi script, ancient Assamese script) was the script used in ancient Kamarupa between the 5th and the 13th centuries, from which the modern Assamese script and Bengali script evolved.

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Kamrup region

Kamrup or Kamarupa is the modern region situated between two rivers Manas and Barnadi in Western Assam, congruent to ancient "Kamapitha", "Kamarupa Mandala" of Pragjyotisha Bhukti, medieval "Sarkar Kamrup" and modern "Undivided Kamrup district", though historian Dinesh Chandra Sircar suspects Kamapitha division as fabrications from late medieval times.

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Madhava Kandali

Kaviraja Madhava Kandali (মাধৱ কন্দলী; pronounced as "Madhob Kondoli") (14th century) was an Assamese poet of India, notable for the earliest rendering of the Valmiki Ramayana into Assamese verse (Saptakanda Ramayana).

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Maithili language

Maithili (Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Bihar and Jharkhand states of India and is one of the 22 recognised Indian languages.

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Meitei language

Meitei (also Manipuri, Census of India, 2001, Meithei, Meetei, Meeʁteilon) is the predominant language and lingua franca in the southeastern Himalayan state of Manipur, in northeastern India.

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Nagajari-Khanikargaon rock inscription

The Nagajari-Khanikargaon rock inscription is a 5th-century land grant discovered in the Nagajari area of the Golaghat district.

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Phoenician alphabet

The Phoenician alphabet, called by convention the Proto-Canaanite alphabet for inscriptions older than around 1050 BC, is the oldest verified alphabet.

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Phonetics (pronounced) is the branch of linguistics that studies the sounds of human speech, or—in the case of sign languages—the equivalent aspects of sign.

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Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken.

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Proto-Sinaitic script

Proto-Sinaitic, also referred to as Sinaitic, Proto-Canaanite, Old Canaanite, or Canaanite, is a term for both a Middle Bronze Age (Middle Kingdom) script attested in a small corpus of inscriptions found at Serabit el-Khadim in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, and the reconstructed common ancestor of the Paleo-Hebrew, Phoenician and South Arabian scripts (and, by extension, of most historical and modern alphabets).

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Ramayana (रामायणम्) is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

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Romanisation of Assamese

Romanisation of Assamese is the representation of the Assamese language in the Latin script.

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Srimanta Sankardev (1449–1568) (translit) was a 15th–16th century Assamese polymath: a saint-scholar, poet, playwright, social-religious reformer and a figure of importance in the cultural and religious history of Assam, India.

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Saptakanda Ramayana

Saptakanda Ramayana is the 14th-century Assamese version of the Ramayana attributed to the poet Madhava Kandali.

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Serampore (also called Serampur, Srirampur, Srirampore, Shreerampur, Shreerampore, Shrirampur, Shrirampore) is a famous and historical city in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Siddhaṃ script

, also known in its later evolved form as Siddhamātṛkā, is a script used for writing Sanskrit from c. 550 – c. 1200.

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Supangmung (reigned 1663–1670), also known as Chakradhwaj Singha (স্বৰ্গদেউ চক্ৰধ্বজ সিংহ), was an important Ahom king under whom the Ahom kingdom took back Guwahati from the Mughals following the reverses at the hands of Mir Jumla and the Treaty of Ghilajharighat.

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Sylheti language

Sylheti (ꠍꠤꠟꠐꠤ Silôṭi) is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language, primarily spoken in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh and in the Barak Valley of the Indian state of Assam.

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The Telegraph (Calcutta)

The Telegraph is an Indian English daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata since 7 July 1982.

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Transliteration is a type of conversion of a text from one script to another that involves swapping letters (thus trans- + liter-) in predictable ways (such as α → a, д → d, χ → ch, ն → n or æ → e).

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Typesetting is the composition of text by means of arranging physical typesDictionary.com Unabridged.

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Umachal rock inscription

The Umachal rock inscription is the earliest epigraphic source discovered in Assam.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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Valmiki (Sanskrit: वाल्मीकि, Vālmīki) is celebrated as the harbinger-poet in Sanskrit literature.

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A vowel is one of the two principal classes of speech sound, the other being a consonant.

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