In some youtube sites I can find this word in Sanskrit: नॉनस्टॉप, which reads as "nonstop", but when I learned to read Sanskrit, the teacher (I got couple of them) did not mention the second character after "na" with kind of "half-circle" on top. Where did it come from? Are there some more of these kind of characters? Thank you!

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    It’s pronounced as the o of Greek Omega. It is not a Sanskrit alphabet but used in Devanagari for short O and similarly short E as in elephant. Though nowadays people use E to indicate A for apple but that’s wrong. It’s for E as in Elephant. The letters are ऍ for Elephant and ऑ for Office.
    – Adiyarkku
    Mar 15, 2021 at 11:58


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