Letter Focus – स

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How does it look?

Starts out like a “र” but then has a line from the middle which intersects with a full height verticle line.  There is a full width 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

सच – truth

सब – all

सज – decoration

सड़क – road

सबक – lesson

In the Middle

मौसम  – (f) season, weather

चूसना – to suck

At the End

रस – juice

बस – enough  (also “bus”)

नस – vein

तरस – pitty

पारस – touch stone

पास – pass, ticket, nearby

With other vowels

संगीत – singing with music

संसार – cycle of births, life in this world

संसर्ग – mixture, union, dealings

संसद – sitting together, parlament

ससुराल – father-in-law’s house

ससुर – father-in-law (of husband or wife)

पासा – dice, dice game, throw of dice

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