Tamil Braille

Tamil Braille is the smallest of the Bharati braille alphabets.[1] (For the general system and for punctuation, see that article.)

Tamil Braille
Tamil braille sample.png
Type
LanguagesTamil
Parent systems
Print basis
Tamil alphabet

AlphabetEdit

Vowel letters are used rather than diacritics, and they occur after consonants in their spoken order.

Print
ISO a ā i ī u ū e ē ai o ō au
Braille                        
Print
ISO k c j ñ t n p m
Braille                      
Print க்ஷ
ISO y r l v ś s h kṣ
Braille                          

The last two letters, and , are shared with Malayalam, but otherwise is used for the anusvara (nasalization) in other Bharati alphabets, while is only used in Urdu, for the unrelated letter ʻayn.

CodasEdit

Diacritic த் [2]
Virama Visarga
Braille    

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UNESCO (2013) World Braille Usage, 3rd edition.
  2. ^ Shown on the letter க ka