What script was Pali originally written in?

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What script was Pali originally written in?

Postby Kwaingo » Thu May 15, 2014 3:17 am

Just curious, what script was Pali originally written in?

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Re: What script was Pali originally written in?

Postby bharadwaja » Thu May 15, 2014 11:57 am

An ancient form of Kharosthi initially, and in Brahmi later on. Google for Kharosthi and Brahmi.

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Re: What script was Pali originally written in?

Postby cooran » Fri May 16, 2014 2:09 am

Hello Kwaingo, all,

This article by the Pali Text Society may be of interest:

http://www.palitext.com/subpages/lan_lite.htm

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