Search the web for devanagari words.

I created a small form using which you can search the web for unicode devanagari words. It is very cumbersome to actually enter unicode devanagari characters using qwert keyboards, so I have adopted the phonetic transliteration scheme from Manogat website. Do give it a try: (Link now removed, please see update below)

Start typing devanagari words phonetically and you will see unicode characters in the input area. When you hit enter, the phrase will be submitted to google.

Update: (2009-07-14) I have taken down my link now, as there are many more effective alternatives to do this. Check out the following pages from google:
Google Indic Transliteration (Marathi, Hindi)
Bookmarklets to transliterate any text element on any webpage.
A simple form for transliterating any text.

7 thoughts on “Search the web for devanagari words.

  1. Hi Amit, How are you? I came across your site through google search. I was looking any scripts or online tool which will convert roman character into devnagari unicode, then I came across this search form which you have created. It is wonderful facility to search across web in unicode. I want to use the same on my site I have my mhanis stored in unicode so I want to search through the all mhanis and show the user which contains that word. With your persmission how can I use your code on my site. Will you help me to put this code on my site. Thanks – Anand

  2. Its nice collection and appreciate what you have done.
    can you please let me know if and where i can buy the 11 chapter of shivaleelamurt on cd.

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