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Re: Devanagari handwriting?

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 19:52
On Dec 7, 2004, at 9:36 PM, Steven Williams wrote:
> Since learning the Devanagari abugida, I've been > curious as to how it's handwritten in everyday usage. > The script is _very_ difficult to write out as it is > printed, especially on account of the top bar. Do the > users of this alphabet just grin and bear it, or do > they have some form that they use in informal > day-to-day communication?
I've seen a Bengali-speaker write in Bengali, which is closely related to Devanagari, and she always wrote the dangling parts of all the letters first, and then wrote the line across the top of the word at the end. -Stephen (Steg) "Get into the Hanuka spirit, everyone! The spirit of guerilla warfare!" ~ an AIM away message


Steven Williams <feurieaux@...>