Vowels

There are thirteen vowels (swaras). ISO Kannada Unicode name notation a KANNADA LETTER A KANNADA LETTER AA i KANNADA LETTER I KANNADA LETTER II u KANNADA LETTER U KANNADA LETTER UU r e KANNADA LETTER VOCALIC R KANNADA LETTER E KANNADA LETTER EE ai o KANNADA LETTER AI KANNADA LETTER O KANNADA LETTER OO au KANNADA LETTER AU

The Yogavaahaka's (part-vowel, part consonant) include two letters: The anusvara: (am) The visarga: (ah)

(2). Unicode dda) (da) (ba) voiced aspirate (gha) (jha) (IAST ha. voiceless Velars Palatals Retroflex Dentals (ka) (ca) (IAST a. (4). (5). (la). (3). Unicode ssa). (IAST a. Unicode nya) (IAST a. (7). . Structured consonants These consonants are shown here with the IAST symbols and the unicode name following. (8). Numerals The decimal numerals in the script are: (0).Consonants Two types of consonants are identified in Kannada: the structured consonants and the unstructured consonants. (6). Unicode ddha) (dha) (bha) nasal (nga) (IAST ña. (IAST a. (1). Unicode nna) (na) (ma) Labials (pa) Unstructured consonants The unstructured consonants are consonants that do not fall into any of the above structures: (ya). (IAST a. The structured consonants are classified according to where the tongue touches the palate of the mouth and are classified accordingly into five structured groups. (ha). Unicode tta) (ta) voiceless aspirate (kha) (cha) (IAST ha. (ra). (va). Unicode lla). Unicode ttha) (tha) (pha) voiced (ga) (ja) (IAST a. (9). (sa). Unicode sha).

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