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Dogri script

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Dogri script
𑠝𑠢𑠳𑠷 𑠖𑠵𑠌𑠤𑠬 𑠀𑠊𑠹𑠋𑠤
Script type
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Related scripts
Parent systems
Sister systems
Takri, Gurmukhī
ISO 15924
ISO 15924Dogr (328), ​Dogra
Unicode alias
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Alphabet table in Dogra script

The Dogri script is a writing system originally used for writing the Dogri language in Jammu and Kashmir in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent.[1]



The revival of the Dogra Akkhar script was supported by the order of Maharaja Ranbir Singh of Jammu and Kashmir.[2] It is a modified version of the old Dogra Akkhar script, which in turn was a Jammu variant of the Takri script.

Dogra script specimen

Efforts of revival


Signboards in New Dogra Akkhar were erected at Jammu Tawi railway station.[3] However, the script is functionally extinct, with Devanagari being used to write Dogri now. Most of the Speakers of Dogra Language are unable to read and write the language in its original script



Name Dogra Akkhar was added as a Unicode block to the Unicode Standard in June, 2018 (version 11.0).[4]

The Unicode block is named Dogra, at U+11800–U+1184F, and contains 60 characters:

Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1180x 𑠀 𑠁 𑠂 𑠃 𑠄 𑠅 𑠆 𑠇 𑠈 𑠉 𑠊 𑠋 𑠌 𑠍 𑠎 𑠏
U+1181x 𑠐 𑠑 𑠒 𑠓 𑠔 𑠕 𑠖 𑠗 𑠘 𑠙 𑠚 𑠛 𑠜 𑠝 𑠞 𑠟
U+1182x 𑠠 𑠡 𑠢 𑠣 𑠤 𑠥 𑠦 𑠧 𑠨 𑠩 𑠪 𑠫 𑠬 𑠭 𑠮 𑠯
U+1183x 𑠰 𑠱 𑠲 𑠳 𑠴 𑠵 𑠶 𑠷 𑠸 𑠹 𑠺 𑠻
1.^ As of Unicode version 15.1
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


  1. ^ Pandey, Anshuman (2015-11-04). "L2/15-234R: Proposal to encode the Dogra script" (PDF).
  2. ^ Gupta, Veena (2020). Dogri Vyakaran (in Dogri) (5th ed.). Bari Brahmana, Jammu: J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages.
  3. ^ SNS (2018-05-04). "Dogri script finds place on signposts at Jammu railway station". The Statesman. Retrieved 2022-10-20.
  4. ^ "Unicode 11.0.0". Unicode Consortium. June 5, 2018. Retrieved June 5, 2018.