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Quick Facts
TypeSyllabic Alphabetic
LocationSouth Asia
Time5th to 10th century CE
DirectionLeft to Right

The Kadambda script is one of the early Southern group of South Asian scripts. It evolved from the Brahmi script and became stylistically different from other Brahmi variants by the 5th century CE. It was used roughly in what is nowadays the modern states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in southern India. By the 10th century CE it has involved into the Old Kannada script which was used to write the Kannada and Telugu languages.

The following is the basic Kadamba script.

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