Bengali Braille

Bengali Braille
বাংলা ব্রেইল
Bangla Braille
Type
Languages Bengali,
Parent systems
Print basis
Bengali alphabet

Bengali Braille is used for the Bengali. According to UNESCO (2013),[1] there are slight different braille conventions for Bengali language in Bangladesh and India, this article compares Bengali Braille in the two countries.

Bengali Braille chart

Vowel Alphabets

Print
Bangladesh -[2]
India

Consonant Alphabets

Print
Bangladesh
India
Print
Bangladesh
&
India
Print র / ৰ[3][4]
Bangladesh -
India
Print ক্ষজ্ঞড়ঢ়য়[5]
Bangladesh
India (?)[6]

Codas (Script modifiers)

Print
    
Bangladesh
&
India

Numerals

Bengali numerals
Bangladesh
&
India

Punctuation marks

Print ,; :?!-
Bangladesh
&
India
Print ‘ ... ’[ ... ]/*
Bangladesh
&
India

See also

References

  1. World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013
  2. The braille letter for is not attested from Bangladesh. (It is an obsolete vowel in modern Bengali language.)
  3. "র" for Bengali in Bangladesh and India and "ৰ" for Assamese in India only.
  4. This alphabet "ৱ" is used in Assamese in India. (Similar to the "ভ" of Bangladesh standard.)
  5. In other Bharati braille alphabets, this is transcribed as short vowel e.
  6. The braille letter for is not attested from India.
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