Indian Rupee Symbol – Devanagari Script

Posted: September 25, 2011 in INFO's

Rupiah The Indian National Rupee Symbol was introduced in 2010 by the Indian Government and it contained the Devanagari Script “RA”  and the Latin capital letter “R” without its vertical bar.There are two horizontal line equidistant and parallel to each other representing the Indian Flag and also depict an equality sign.

What is this Devanagari Script? Well, it is a style which imitates handwritten letters. Over the years Devanagari has evolved into a highly cursive script. Many languages in India, such as Hindi and Sanskrit, use Devanagari and many more languages throughout India use local variants of this script.

Hindu scriptures are written in Devanagari. “Devanagari” is a compound word with two roots: deva means “deity”, and nagari means “city”. Together it implies a script that is both religious as well as urbane or sophisticated.

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