Wednesday, August 26, 2009

urdu alpabet - The palatals

The palatals jim (ج) and ch (چ) have their corresponding letters as ज and च whereas chh (چھ) and jhaa (جھ) have their reciprocals in devnaagri as छ and झ in devnaagri.Intrestingly when conjugated with other letters, the pure form would loose and the letters would appear in following form :

च = چ,چـ
The three dots below the letter denote ch or च (چـ) or pa or प (پ) , प and च should not be confused be confused amongst each other. "ch " has an angle above it where as pa is a simple line .

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