The Kannada language is written using the Kannada script, which evolved from the 5th-century Kadamba script. Kannada is attested epigraphically for about one and a half millennia and literary Old Kannada flourished in the 6th-century Ganga dynasty  and during the 9th-century Rashtrakuta Dynasty .
The Kannada script (IAST: Kannaḍa lipi; obsolete: Kanarese or Canarese script in English) is an abugida of the Brahmic family, used to write Kannada, one of the Dravidian languages of South India especially in the state of Karnataka.
Oct 08, 2021 · The Kannada alphabet (ಕನ್ನಡ ಲಿಪಿ) developed from the Kadamba and Cālukya scripts, descendents of Brahmi, which were used between the 5th and 7th centuries AD. These scripts developed into the Old Kannada script, which by about 1500 had morphed into the Kannada and Telugu scripts.
Kannada is written in "Kannada" script which has its roots in "Brahmi" script. Kannada alphabet uses 49 phonemic letters, divided into three groups - 13 vowels (swaragalu), 34 consonants (vyanjanagalu), and yogavaahakagalu (neither vowel nor consonant - two letters: anusvara ಂ and visarga ಃ).
Kannada is the second-oldest of the four major Dravidian languages with a literary tradition, behind Tamil. The oldest Kannada inscription, which dates from around 450 CE, was unearthed in the small town of Halmidi. The Kannada script arose from the Ashokan Brahmi script's southern variants.
The compound symbols of Kannada were treated as individual classes, meaning that a combination of a consonant and a vowel leads to a third class in our dataset. Clearly this is not the ideal representation for this type of script, as it leads to a very large number of classes.
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