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TypeSyllabic Alphabetic
LocationSouth Asia > Western Himalayas
Time13th Century CE to 19th Century CE
DirectionLeft to Right

The Takri script derives from the Sarada script and was used in the western regions of the Himalayas. By the early 20th century, the Takri script has been replaced by Devanagari.

The following is the basic Takri script.

Similar to other South Asian scripts, representation of vowels other than /a/ is achieved using diacritical marks called matras placed around the letter.

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