Gujarati Braille
Script type
Print basis
Gujarati alphabet
LanguagesGujarati language
Related scripts
Parent systems
Indic

Gujarati Braille is one of the Bharati braille alphabets, and it largely conforms to the letter values of the other Bharati alphabets.[1]

Alphabet

The alphabet is as follows.[1] Vowel letters are used rather than diacritics, and they occur after consonants in their spoken order. For orthographic conventions, see Bharati Braille.

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ISO a ā i ī u ū â e ai ô o au
Braille
⠁ (braille pattern dots-1)
⠜ (braille pattern dots-345)
⠊ (braille pattern dots-24)
⠔ (braille pattern dots-35)
⠥ (braille pattern dots-136)
⠳ (braille pattern dots-1256)
⠢ (braille pattern dots-26)
⠑ (braille pattern dots-15)
⠌ (braille pattern dots-34)
⠭ (braille pattern dots-1346)
⠕ (braille pattern dots-135)
⠪ (braille pattern dots-246)
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ISO r̥̄
Braille
⠐ (braille pattern dots-5)
⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235)
⠠ (braille pattern dots-6)
⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235)
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ISO k kh g gh
Braille
⠅ (braille pattern dots-13)
⠨ (braille pattern dots-46)
⠛ (braille pattern dots-1245)
⠣ (braille pattern dots-126)
⠬ (braille pattern dots-346)
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ISO c ch j jh ñ
Braille
⠉ (braille pattern dots-14)
⠡ (braille pattern dots-16)
⠚ (braille pattern dots-245)
⠴ (braille pattern dots-356)
⠒ (braille pattern dots-25)
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ISO ṭh ḍh
Braille
⠾ (braille pattern dots-23456)
⠺ (braille pattern dots-2456)
⠫ (braille pattern dots-1246)
⠿ (braille pattern dots-123456)
⠼ (braille pattern dots-3456)
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ISO t th d dh n
Braille
⠞ (braille pattern dots-2345)
⠹ (braille pattern dots-1456)
⠙ (braille pattern dots-145)
⠮ (braille pattern dots-2346)
⠝ (braille pattern dots-1345)
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ISO p ph b bh m
Braille
⠏ (braille pattern dots-1234)
⠖ (braille pattern dots-235)
⠃ (braille pattern dots-12)
⠘ (braille pattern dots-45)
⠍ (braille pattern dots-134)
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ISO y r l v
Braille
⠽ (braille pattern dots-13456)
⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235)
⠇ (braille pattern dots-123)
⠸ (braille pattern dots-456)
⠧ (braille pattern dots-1236)
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ISO ś s h
Braille
⠩ (braille pattern dots-146)
⠯ (braille pattern dots-12346)
⠎ (braille pattern dots-234)
⠓ (braille pattern dots-125)

There are two pre-formed conjuncts,

Print ક્ષ જ્ઞ
ISO kṣ
Braille
⠟ (braille pattern dots-12345)
⠱ (braille pattern dots-156)

and the full range of syllable codas,

Print ક્ કં કઃ કઁ કઽ
ISO Halant Anusvara Visarga Candrabindu Avagraha
Braille
⠈ (braille pattern dots-4)
⠰ (braille pattern dots-56)
⠠ (braille pattern dots-6)
⠄ (braille pattern dots-3)
⠂ (braille pattern dots-2)

Punctuation

See Bharati Braille#Punctuation.

References

  1. ^ a b World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013