Modi alphabet Modi

The Modi alphabet was invented during the 17th century to write the Marathi language of Maharashtra. It is a variant of the Devanāgarī alphabet. The Modi alphabet was used until 1950 when it was replaced by the Devanāgarī alphabet. However, there is a movement to revive the use of the Modi script.

Notable features

Modi script

Modi script

Download an alphabet chart for Modi (Excel)

Sample texts in Modi

Sample text in Modi

A sacred poem "Pasayadan (पसायदान)" written by popular sage, Dnyaneshwar Maharaj (ज्ञानेश्वर महाराज).

Sample text in Modi

A poem written in honour of king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज)

Sample texts provided by Siddharth

Links

Information about the Modi script
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modi_script
https://learnmodi.blogspot.com/

Modi font by Somesh Bartakke (hemadree.zip)
http://guruvision.in/downloads/

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas

Ahom, Aima, Badaga, Balinese, Batak, Baybayin (Tagalog), Bengali, Bilang-bilang, Bima, Blackfoot, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Carrier, Chakma, Cham, Cree, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dham Lipi, Ditema, Dives Akuru, Dogra, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Ibalnan, Inuktitut, Javanese, Jenticha, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kannada, Kawi, Kerinci, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Phri, Khmer, Khojki, Kirat Rai, Kulitan, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Malayalam, Manpuri, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, Ojibwe, Odia, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Ranjana, Redjang, Sasak, Savara, Satera Jontal, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sindhi, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Tani, Thaana, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigalari (Tulu), Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Warang Citi


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