Is this a Hindi word/character?

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Is this a Hindi word/character?

Postby mingun » 2017-01-03, 12:09

Hello everyone,

Please excuse my ignorance, I am trying to find out whether a print I have seen on a T-shirt is a Hindi character and if yes, what it may mean. I have tried Google Translate but I can't seem to copy (draw) the character well enough to make Google Translate recognise it with certainty. It is this:
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Re: Is this a Hindi word/character?

Postby linguoboy » 2017-01-05, 18:17

Could be a very badly rendered Auṃ.
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Re: Is this a Hindi word/character?

Postby Meera » 2017-01-07, 20:24

No, but like linguoboy said, it could be a badly written om.
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Re: Is this a Hindi word/character?

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-03-18, 18:01

Maybe it's supposed to be "om" in Siddham script? (See here for what Siddham script is).

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Re: Is this a Hindi word/character?

Postby Meera » 2017-07-19, 15:17

vijayjohn wrote:Maybe it's supposed to be "om" in Siddham script? (See here for what Siddham script is).


That is interesting because I thought it looked a bit like Tibetan at first lol
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