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Devanagari abugida

Any tips on learning this or patterns in the letters I may have missed? I’ve gone through all the lessons for it but far from remember each character.

July 19, 2018



Perhaps you could help create some resources ?

You can check out a VERY ROUGH draft of using a keyboard, on this draft spreadsheet :
perhaps you could help edit this document, and also make comments of if you notice anything wrong, or fill in the gaps.

Also , there is this very rough tinycard deck for the first skill.
tinycards: hindi-duolingo-1st-skill

Again, please report any corrections. Perhaps also be inspired to create a better and more though deck ?

Be it in Tinycards, or on memrise or anki, etc. And also - once you have made a decent deck, to share it with other learners.


It would be better if you learn all hindi alphabets, a.k.a 'hindi varnamala'. You would find it online on various sites.


Duolingo's script teaching system's biggest problem is that it's not automatically challenging enough. You can get through everything by process of elimination, but it'll take a loong time to stick if that's all you do. But it doesn't take much to augment it to make it much more effective: make yourself try to recall the sounds of each character that appears before clicking on any of them. It's much more challenging, but it'll bring quicker results.


Thank you everyone.

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