Letter focus – छ

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Let us focus on the second letter on the second line of the Hindi consonants.  This is the letter छ

How does it look?

A backwards curvy three with a long tail that swings up and loops.  This is connected to the top line with a small line.  The first part of the backwards three does not touch the top line.

How to type it?

If you are using a US English keyboard with the standard Devanagari/Hindi layout, then you would press “:”

(see “How to type in Hindi” for more information about setting up your computer.)


At the Beginning

छत – roof (f)

छह – six

छठा – sixth

In the Middle

मछली – fish

At the End

कुछ – something

मूछ – mustache

With other vowels

छाता – umbrella

छोटा – small

मछुआ – fisherman

कछुआ – turtle


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