Letter Focus – ष

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How does it look?

Like a प but has a slanted line that goes from the upper left to bottom right loop in the backwards P part.  It has a verticle line on the top, and has a backwareds capital P underneath it.  This has the slanted line in it.

How to type it?

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


At the Beginning

षट्कोण – hexagon

षट – six

षण्मुख –  six faces

In the Middle

सुषम – lovely, beautiful

विशेषण – adjective

At the End

विशेष – special

दोष – blame, fault, to accuse

With other vowels

भाषा – language

वर्षा – rain

निषेध – ban, prevention

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