Scripts

Dr Edward Hamilton Johnston and Anandacandra Stone Inscription

Aman Ulla RB History March 13, 2016 Edward Hamilton Johnston (1885 –1942) was a British oriental scholar who was Boden Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Oxford from 1937 until his death. Edward Hamilton Johnston was born in 1885 and was educated at New College, Oxfordwhere he obtained a first-class degree in 1907. He joined the Indian Civil Service, winning […]

Script Rohingya Hanifi

Script Description Rohingya Hanifi is one of four scripts used for writing the Rohingya language, spoken by about 1,500,000 people, mostly in Myanmar. There are also significant Rohingya-speaking refugee communities in Bangladesh and Thailand. The Rohingya language has been written in the Arabic script for over 200 years, during which time it has also been […]

Rohingya Language

Rohingyalish is the modern written language of the Rohingya People of Arakan (Rakhine) State in Myanmar formerly known as Burma. The first Rohingya Language written was back to 300 years and used Arabic Scripts. Due to the long colonial period under the British rules, Urdu, Farsi and English were the main communication languages in that […]

The Hanifi Rohingya Alphabet

In the 1980s, Molana Hanif developed a new alphabet for writing the Rohingya language, an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly in Rakhine State, Myanmar. The script is inspired by the Arabic abjad and possesses several of its structural features, such as the right-to-left directionality, the joining of letters, and the use of a diacritic for indicating […]

Rohingyalish

RohingyaLanguage (Ruáingga Zuban) Home Page: http://www.rohingyalanguage.com Email: rohingyalanguage@yahoo.com   Rohingyalish is the modern written language of the Rohingya People of Arakan (Rakhine) State in Myanmar formerly known as Burma. The first Rohingya Language written was back to 300 years and used Arabic Scripts. Due to the long colonial period under the British rules, Urdu, Farsi […]