Letter focus – ड

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 How does it look?

Line at the top.  A little line coming down and then a S.

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

डकार – a belch

डगर – a road, track; path

डब – a pocket

डमरू – a small drum

डरना – to be afraid of

डर – fear

डम डम – drumming sound

डलना – to slide

डलिया – bucket

In the Middle

निडर – fearless

कुंडल  – type of big ear ring

सैंडल – sandal

At the End

सूँड – dried ginger

काण्ड – chapter (in a book)

चण्ड मुण्ड – name of a deamon

With other vowels

गुड्डा – boy doll

गुड्डी – girl doll

मुंडा – bald or shaven head

मुंडन – first, ceremonial, shaving of a child’s head


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