Khema Khema lipi (Khema script)

The Khema script is an abugida or alphasyllabary used to write Gurung, a Tamangic language spoken mainly in Nepal, and also in Sikkim in the northeast India. It is thought that the Khema script developed in Nepal and was based on the Tibetan script, with influences from the Devanagari script. The Khema script is also known as Khema Phri, Tamu Khema Phri or Khema Lipi.

The Khema script is the official script for Gurung, according to the Nepal Language Commission. It is taught in primary schools in Sikkim and Nepal.

Notable features

Khema script

Khema script

Sample text

Sample text in the Khema script

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com)

A video about the Khema script:

Links

Information about the Khema script
http://www.unicode.org/L2/L2011/11106-gurung-khema.pdf
https://www.facebook.com/khemalipi.tamu

Khema Lipi Type Tamu - an app that enables you to type in the Khema script
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paoneking.khema_lipi

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas

Ahom, Aima, Badaga, Balinese, Balti-A, Balti-B, Batak, Baybayin (Tagalog), Bengali, Bhaiksuki, Bhujimol, Bilang-bilang, Bima, Blackfoot, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Carrier, Chakma, Cham, Cree, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dham Lipi, Ditema, Dives Akuru, Dogra, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Ibalnan, Inuktitut, Javanese, Jenticha, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kannada, Kawi, Kerinci, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Phri, Khmer, Khojki, Khudabadi, Kirat Rai, Kulitan, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Mahajani, Malayalam, Manpuri, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, Ojibwe, Odia, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Purva Licchavi, Ranjana, Redjang, Sasak, Savara, Satera Jontal, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Tanchangya (Ka-Pat), Tani, Thaana, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigalari (Tulu), Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Vatteluttu, Warang Citi


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