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Kannada Braille is one of the Bharati braille alphabets, and it largely conforms to the letter values of the other Bharati alphabets.[1]

Kannada Braille
Type
LanguagesKannada language
Parent systems
Print basis
Kannada alphabet

AlphabetEdit

The alphabet is as follows.[1] Vowel letters are used rather than diacritics, and they occur after consonants in their spoken order. For orthographic conventions, see Bharati Braille.

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ISO a ā i ī u ū e ē ai o ō au
Braille                        
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ISO r̥̄
Braille      
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ISO k kh g gh
Braille          
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ISO c ch j jh ñ
Braille          
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ISO ṭh ḍh
Braille          
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ISO t th d dh n
Braille          
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ISO p ph b bh m
Braille          
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ISO y r l v
Braille          
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ISO ś s h
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There is a single pre-formed conjunct, and two obsolete letters,

Print ಕ್ಷ
ISO kṣ
Braille      

and several syllable codas,

Print ಕ್ ಕಂ ಕಃ
ISO Halant Anusvara Visarga
Braille      

PunctuationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013