Letter Focus – श

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How does it look?

Cursive looking two with a fancy loop on the top.  No horizontal line above this part.  Then there is a full length verticle line on the right.  This does have a little horizontal line on top.

How to type it?

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


At the Beginning

शक – doubt

शतक – a collection of hundred items

शतरंज – (m) chess

शरम – shy

शहद – honey

शलगम – turnip

शहर – town

In the Middle

शशक – a rabbit

मशहूर – famous

चाशनी – treacle (thick syrup)

At the End

होश – the senses, mind, understanding

With other vowels

शोर – noise

होशियार – skillful, intelligent

यशोदा – Yashoda (a girl’s name)

Almost through the consonants!

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