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Definition of Devanagari noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Devanagari

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdeɪvəˈnɑːɡəri//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌdevəˈnɑːɡəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdevəˈnɑːɡəri//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the alphabet used to write Sanskrit, Hindi and some other Indian languages Word Originfrom Sanskrit, literally ‘divine town script’, from deva ‘god’ + nāgarī (from nagara ‘town’), an earlier name of the script.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Devanagari