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Bengali Braille is used for the Bengali. According to UNESCO (2013),[1] there are slight different braille conventions for Bengali language in Bangladesh and India, this article compares Bengali Braille in the two countries.

Bengali Braille
বাংলা ব্রেইল
Bangla Braille
Type
LanguagesBengali,
Parent systems
Print basis
Bengali alphabet

Contents

Bengali Braille chartEdit

Vowel AlphabetsEdit

Print
Bangladesh                        -[2]
India   

Consonant AlphabetsEdit

Print
Bangladesh                    
India    
Print
Bangladesh
&
India
                   
Print র / ৰ[3] [4]
Bangladesh                 -
India    
Print ক্ষ জ্ঞ ড় ঢ় য়[5]
Bangladesh                     
India    (?)[6]

Codas (Script modifiers)Edit

Print
 ্  ং  ঃ  ঁ
Bangladesh
&
India
           

NumeralsEdit

Bengali numerals
Bangladesh
&
India
                             

Punctuation marksEdit

Print , ; : ? ! -
Bangladesh
&
India
              
Print ‘ ... ’ [ ... ] / *
Bangladesh
&
India
                 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013
  2. ^ The braille letter for is not attested from Bangladesh. (It is an obsolete vowel in modern Bengali language.)
  3. ^ "র" for Bengali in Bangladesh and India and "ৰ" for Assamese in India only.
  4. ^ This alphabet "ৱ" is used in Assamese in India. (Similar to the "ভ" of Bangladesh standard.)
  5. ^ In other Bharati braille alphabets, this is transcribed as short vowel e.
  6. ^ The braille letter for is not attested from India.