Sindhi (‫)سن ڌي‬

Sindhi is an Indo-Aryan language with about 17 million speakers in the southeastern province of Sind in Pakistan and about 2.8 million people in India. The Sindhi language first appeared in writing in the 8th century AD and a number of different scripts have been used to write it. Sindhi literature, in particular lyric poetry, began to appear towards the end of the 15th century. Khudawadi (Sindhi) script This Khudawadi script, formerly known as the Sindhi script, was decreed a standard script for Sindhi by the Government of Bombay in 1868. It was was developed by Narayan Jagannath Mehta, the Deputy Educational Inspector in Sindh, and is based mainly on the old Khudawadi script, which was used in Hyderabad. It was officially known the 'Hindi Sindhi' or 'Hindu Sindhi' and was used in education and literature. It was eventually replaced by the Arabic script.


under British influence.Arabic script for Sindhi (‫)سن ڌي الفابي ٽ‬ The modern Sindhi abjad is used in Pakistan and is based on the version of the Perso-Arabic script used to write Urdu. Numerals Corrections provided by Lateef Sagar Shaikh Sample text in Sindhi . It was adopted. in 1852.

unics.Translation All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. (Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) Devanāgarī alphabet for Sindhi (िििििि ििििििििि) In India Sindhi is also written with a version of the Devanagari Source: www.html . They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.uni-hannover.

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