Brahmi

  • (noun): A script (probably adapted from the Aramaic about the 7th century BC) from which later Indian scripts developed.

Some articles on brahmi:

Early Indian Epigraphy - History and Research
... Inscriptions may be in Brāhmī script or Tamil-Brahmi script developed by Sramanic system or Kannada script or even the still undeciphered Indus script ... Ashokan edicts contain Brahmi script and its regional variant Tamil-Brahmi was an early script used in the inscriptions in cave walls of Tamilnadu and later evolved into the Tamil Vatteluttu script ... The Bhattiprolu script (also a variant of Brahmi) of the early centuries BCE gave rise to Old-Kannada script also called Kannada-Telugu script and later developed ...
Bacopa Monnieri
... Bacopa monnieri (Waterhyssop, Brahmi, Thyme-leafed gratiola, Water hyssop) is a perennial, creeping herb whose habitat includes wetlands and muddy shores ... The word Brahmi is also the name given to Centella asiatica, particularly in North India,and Kerala where it is also identified in Malayalam as muttil(മുത്തിള്‍) or Kodakan ... asiatica) as a synonym of brahmi." Warrier, P ...
Discoveries Related To Muziris - Tamil-Brahmi Scripts
... Three Tamil-Brahmi scripts are found in the Pattanam excavations ... Shajan, a pot-sherd with the Tamil-Brahmi letters reading "ur pa ve o" was found ... Later, another Tamil-Brahmi script with the letters "ca ta " was found ...
Bhattiprolu Alphabet - The Script
... Linguists surmise that the Mauryan Brahmi evolved in the 3rd century BCE and travelled soon after to Bhattiprolu ... The symbols for 'ga' and 'sa' are similar to Mauryan Brahmi ... inscription is in a script much closer to standard Brahmi), written in Prakrit ...
Centella Asiatica - Other Names
... Other common names include Brahmi booti - Hindi Perook - Manipuri Sleuk tracheakkranh - Khmer ស្លឹកត្រចៀកក្រាញ់ 崩大碗 ("chipped big bowl ... North Bacopa monnieri is the more widely known Brahmi both have some common therapeutic properties in Vedic texts and are used for improving memory ... asiatica is called brahmi particularly in north India, although that may be a case of mistaken identity introduced during the 16th century, when brahmi was ...