Khema
Khema Lipi.png
Khema Lipi
Script type
LanguagesGurung
Related scripts
Parent systems
Sister systems
Meitei, Lepcha, Phagspa, Marchen
[a] The Semitic origin of the Brahmic scripts is not universally agreed upon.
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Khema script also known as Gurung Khema, Khema Phri, Khema Lipi is used to write Gurung language. The Khema script has been proposed for Unicode encoding as of 2011 and in 2021.[1][2] The Language Commission of Nepal recognizes Khema script as the official script of Gurung language.[3]

Khema Lipi full chart
Khema Lipi full chart

Usage

Devdaha Mother Tongues Academy, located in Rupandehi teaches Gurung language in Khema script.[4] Khema script is used in Sikkim to officially write Gurung language.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Pandey, Anshuman. "Introducing the Khema Script for Writing Gurung" (PDF). DKUUG Standardizing. Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  2. ^ Mandal, Biswajit. "Proposal to Encode Gurung Khema in Universal Character Set" (PDF). Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Khema". Omniglot. Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  4. ^ "विद्यालयको लक्ष्य तथा उद्देश्यहरु". Devdaha Mother Tongues Academy. Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Sikkim Herald – Gurung Edition – 17th July, 2019". Sikkim Herald. Government of Sikkim. Retrieved 27 November 2021.