Telugu Online Typing

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Help: Type in the box given below using English keyboard. As soon as you'll press SPACE, the word will convert in Telugu. For example, to write "తెలుగు" you should type "telugu" and then press SPACE key. If you want to type something in English in the middle of Telugu text, press CTRL+G to toggle between English and Telugu languages.

What does this Telugu typing tool do?

This Telugu online typing tool has made typing in Telugu very easy. You don't need to learn typing as you can type using the common English keyboard. You can also download and save the typed text in a file on your local computer.

The Telugu Script

The Telugu script is used to write the Telugu language, primarily spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as well as in certain areas of neighboring states and among Telugu-speaking communities worldwide. It is one of the most ancient scripts of India and belongs to the Brahmic family of scripts, which also includes scripts like Devanagari, Tamil, and Kannada.

Key features of the Telugu script include:

  1. Abugida System: Like other Brahmic scripts, the Telugu script follows an abugida system, where each character represents a consonant with an inherent vowel sound ('a'). Additional vowel sounds are indicated using diacritics attached to the consonant characters.

  2. Consonant Characters: The script consists of characters representing consonant sounds. Each consonant character typically has an inherent vowel sound ('a'), which can be modified or suppressed using diacritics.

  3. Vowel Characters: In addition to consonant characters, there are separate characters for vowel sounds. These vowel characters are used to indicate standalone vowel sounds or to modify the inherent vowel sound of a consonant character.

  4. Diacritics: Diacritic marks, known as "matras", are used in the Telugu script to represent vowel sounds, vowel length, nasalization, and other phonetic features. These diacritics are attached to consonant characters to modify their pronunciation.

  5. Numerals: The Telugu script includes its own set of numerals, which are used for writing numbers in Telugu.

  6. Writing Direction: The Telugu script is traditionally written from left to right, with each character connected to the next. Spaces are used between words to separate them.

  7. Ligatures: The Telugu script includes ligatures, where multiple consonant characters are combined into a single character. These ligatures are used in certain combinations of consonants and are often found in Sanskrit loanwords.