☞caoin☜ (caoin) wrote in linguaphiles,

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Sanskrit? on a ring

Mat's ring
Any Sanskrit or Devnagari experts out there?

This is a friend’s ring.  I have pretty much zero knowledge of Indian languages, so I can’t make much of it.  Its chunky design doesn’t help either.  Here’s my attempt at a transcription:



There are a couple of things in there that I don’t feel confident about.

  1. What’s up with the long block starting with what looks like ा (ात्ग)?  I’ve moved the ā ा back to the previous letter, but maybe it should be त्गि (tgi)?

  2. The letter before it looks like it might be ha ह plus something, but if it’s हृ or हॄ does attaching an ā ा to it still make sense?

Of course, then there’s the actual meaning...
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