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South Asian Writing Systems Comparison
Quick Facts
TypeSyllabic Alphabetic
GenealogyBrahmi
LocationSouth Asia
Time5th century BCE to Present
DirectionLeft to Right

The scripts of South Asia all share a common root, and what is a better to see their affinity than to see their letters in side-by-side comparisons. To that end, here is an interactive chart to compare letters from major South Asian scripts.

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