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Introduction.

Marwari (of Pakistan) is an Indo-European Indo-Iranian Indo-Aryan Sindh Zone, Marwari language spoken by about 5.7 million people mainly in the Pakistan state of Sindh, and also in Punjab, Balochistan, and parts of NWFP. Marwari is part of the Marwari subgroup of Rajasthani and is related to Haryanvi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Sindhi, Siraiki, Urdu and Hindi. Marwari is usually written with a version of the Devanagari alphabet in India, and with a version of the PersoArabic alphabet in Pakistan (Alphabet for Marwari Language of Pakistan, Designed and Developed by Dr. Younis Kashali (M.D.A.M, Diploma in Linguistics and Certificate of Orthography Development).). Before developing the Perso-Arabic alphabet, here in Pakistan, was two types alphabet in use. For Sindh province Marwari alphabet was depending on the Sindhi script, which was chosen by I.C.F.B, but it was representing only Sindhi Language. And for Punjab province Marwari alphabet was depending on the Urdu script, which was chosen by I.C.F.B & P.C.F, but it was representing only Urdu Language. Because; unfortunately these both of alphabet were not according to the Marwari phonology, so there was problems to write many Marwari language's words. Marwari has no official status and is not used in proper education or government. Historically it was written with the Mahajani script, a version of the Landa script.

Features.
The Marwari language contains 28 un-aspirated and 23 aspirated consonants . , numerals are as same as Latin By using Marwari alphabet words are written in horizontal lines from right to left English & are written from left to right. Click here for detail of counting rules!

Most letters change form depending on whether they appear at the beginning, middle or end of a word, or on their own . Letters that can be joined are always joined in both hand-written and printed Marwari are crossword puzzles and signs in which the script may written vertically. All written nasalized sounds will be represented by the symbol respectively . . . . The only exceptions to this rule

All un-asp consonants as an aspirated will be represented by the symbol The long vowels and diacritics are represented by the letters Vowel diacritics, which are used to mark short vowels ... , and

respectively respectively

Perso-Arabic alphabet for Pakistani Marwari Language.

Graphitic chart for Marwari consonants.

Graphitic charts for Marwari Vowel.

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Special symbols.

Vowel Diacritics.

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Vowel separator (How to work).


You should take

[l.e] [l.o]

Take

Have been taken [le] [lo]


Oh Shit/ Oh No

Taken [l.i] [h.e]


is

[li] [he]

Example# 1

v.s []

A kind of tree

Take please

Example # 2

If we use to put vowel separator (v.s) between required CV, VC or VV it will change the current meaning, and shape. e.g. to .

Operators.

Marwari typesets.
These letters are chosen & designed by Dr. Younis Kashali for Marwari writing system on this 12/20/2006 AD.

Marwari letters which are not in Urdu and Sindhi Scripts:

Typeset Name: Arabic letter Seen with inverted V Arabic letter Lam with Bar Arabic letter Noon with small Tah

Typeset Code: $077E $076A $0768


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Example/ Sample text.

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Marwari ( / )
Marwari is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about 13.2 million people mainly in the Indian state of Rajasthan, and also in Gujarat, Haryana, and eastern parts of Pakistan. Marwari is part of the Marwari subgroup of Rajasthani and is related to Haryanvi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Hindi and Haryanvi. Marwari is usually written with a version of the Devanagari alphabet in India, and with a version of the Perso-Arabic alphabet in Pakistan. Marwari has no official status, though there are moves in India to give it scheduled status, and is not used in education or government. Historically it was written with the Mahajani script, a version of the Landa script.

Devanagari and Perso-Arabic alphabets for Marwari


Vowels

Consonants

Sample text

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Links
Information about Marwari http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marwari_language http://www.mlrc-pak.hes78.com/language.htm Proposal for a Marwari writing system http://www.scribd.com/doc/13626427/MWPKashalis Online Marwari lessons http://www.mlrc-pak.hes78.com/learn_marwari_online.htm Online Marwari dictionary http://www.mlrc-pak.hes78.com/online_dictionary.htm