Kadamba alphabet Kadamba

The Kadamba alphabet developed from the Brahmi script during the Kadamba dynasty (325-500 AD). It was used in what are now the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Goa to write Sanskrit, Kannada and sometimes Marathi. It is known from inscriptions in stone pillars and on copper plates. The Kadamba alphabet is also known as the Pre Old-Kannada script.

By the 10th century, Kadamba evolved into the Old Kannada script, and was used to write Kannada and Telugu.

Notable features

Kadamba alphabet

Kadamba alphabet

Download an alphabet chart for Kadamba (Excel)

Sample text in Kadamba

Sample text in the Kadamba script

Source: Indian Scripts - Brahmi to Devanagari (PDF)

Links

Information about the Kadamba script
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kadamba_script
https://scriptoq.com/tools/indic_reference/

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas

Ahom, Aima, Badaga, Balinese, Batak, Baybayin (Tagalog), Bengali, Bilang-bilang, Bima, Blackfoot, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Carrier, Chakma, Cham, Cree, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dham Lipi, Ditema, Dives Akuru, Dogra, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Ibalnan, Inuktitut, Javanese, Jenticha, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kannada, Kawi, Kerinci, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Phri, Khmer, Khojki, Kirat Rai, Kulitan, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Malayalam, Manpuri, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, Ojibwe, Odia, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Ranjana, Redjang, Sasak, Savara, Satera Jontal, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sindhi, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Tani, Thaana, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigalari (Tulu), Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Warang Citi


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