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The PALLAVA SCRIPT, a Brahmic script , was developed under the Pallava dynasty of Southern India around the 6th century AD.

Southeast Asian scripts such as Grantha , Javanese , Kawi , Baybayin , Mon , Burmese , Khmer , Tai Tham , Thai Lao , Sinhalese , and the New Tai Lue alphabets are either direct or indirect derivations from the Kadamba -Pallava alphabet.

CONTENTS

* 1 Form

* 1.1 Consonants * 1.2 Independent Vowels

* 2 Bibliography * 3 References * 4 External links

FORM

Pallava script
Pallava script
at the 8th century Kailasanatha temple in Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram
, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
.

The form shown here is based on examples from the 7th century AD. Letters labeled * have uncertain sound value, as they have little occurrence in Southeast Asia. (Chart of images based on Pallava gl