The original Tipitaka books are Palm-leaf books written in the Sinhala script. The Classic Sinhala alphabet is a computer friendly alphabet that could be used to type and edit Pali just like a western European language. It is an adaptation of Old English / Icelandic alphabet. The Pali text of some pages in this web site are in this alphabet:


a      aa      i      ii      u      uu

e      o

k      kh      g      gh      ñ

c      ch      j       jh      ç

t      th      d      dh      µ

þ      hþ      ð      ðh      n

p      ph      b      bh        m

y     r      l      v

s      h


á      aá      í      ií      ú      uú

é      ó

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