How to type in Assamese using Lipikaar

Lipikaar is a simple method for typing in Assamese on an ordinary keyboard. It requires only some familiarity with the regular English keyboard and encourages the user to think in his/her regional language. It works on all Windows Applications which support Unicode - MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer and others.

Rule 1:

Repeatedly type the closest sounding key till you see the correct script character.

Type s once for , twice for and thrice for . Also, to attach or to an alphabet as in ক্ৰ, কৃ type r repeatedly after the alphabet. For ক্ৰ, type krr, for কৃ, type krrr

Rule 2:

Type x after the character to get its half-character.

For নমস্কাৰ, type nmsxkar ; For সূৰ্য type surxy ; For স্বতন্ত্ৰতা type sxbtnxtxrta

Rule 3:

Type z to add a special symbol of the script.

For example ং ঃ ঁ ।


English to Assamese Mapping Guide

Refer to the following table to understand the mapping for the different characters in the script.

a া অ আ
b ব ভ
c চ ছ
d দ ধ ড ঢ দ্ধ দ্য দ্দ দ্ন দ্ম
e ে ৈ এ ঐ
f
g গ ঘ ঙ
h হ হ্ম হ্য হ্ল হ্ন
i ি ী ই ঈ
j জ ঝ য জ্ঞ
k ক খ ক্ষ
l
m
n ন ণ
o ো ৌ ও ঔ ৗ
p প ফ
q zwj zwnj
r ৰ ্ৰ ৃ ৰ্ ড় ঋ ঢ় ৄ ৠ
s স শ ষ শ্র
t ত থ ট ঠ ত্র ৎ
u ু ূ উ ঊ
x
v,w
y য় ঞ
z ং ঃ ঁ ।
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0

Tips for Faster Typing:

  • Use capital case (Left SHIFT + key) to type some commonly used characters faster.
  • Use Ctrl+Alt+L to switch between English and your language.
A অ আ
B
C
D ড ঢ
E এ ঐ
G ঘ ঙ
I ই ঈ
J ঝ য
K
N
O ও ঔ
R ড় ঋ ঢ় ৠ
S শ ষ শ্র
T ট ঠ ত্র
U উ ঊ
Y
Z

Examples:

The following table shows how to type some commonly used conjunct consonants.


l
+
x
+
l
= ল্ল

h
+
x
+
b
= হ্ব

p
+
x
+
t
= প্ত

sss
+
x
+
m
= ষ্ম

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