Bantawa

Bantawa is a member of the Easter Kiranti branch of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken by the Bantawa Rai people in parts of Sikkim and Nepal. An estimiated 390,000 people speak this language, and in Sikkim it is sometimes written with an alphabet known as Kirat Rai.

Kirat Rai script   Kirat Rai

Notable features

Kirat Rai consonants

Kirat Rai consonants

Kirat Rai vowels

Kirat Rai vowels

Kirat Rai numerals

Kirat Rai numerals

Links

Information about the Bantawa language and the Kirat Rai script and people
http://robbie.eugraph.com/bantawa/report.html
http://anshumanpandey.blogspot.com/2011/04/kirat-rai-script.html
http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/wg2/docs/n4037.pdf

Tibeto-Burman languages

Burmese, Dzongkha, Garo, Kayah Li, Karen, Lepcha, Limbu, Lisu, Manipuri, Mizo, Naxi, Nepal Bhasa / Newari, Sunuwar, Tangut, Tibetan, Tshangla, Tujia, Yi

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas

Ahom, Badaga, Balinese, Batak, Baybayin (Tagalog), Bengali, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Chakma, Cham, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dhives Akuru, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gondi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Hanuno'o, Javanese, Jenticha, Kaithi, Kannada, Kharosthi, Khmer, Khojki, Kulitan, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Malayalam, Manpuri, Modi, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, New Tai Lue, Oriya, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Ranjana, Redjang, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sindhi, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Tulu, Varang Kshiti


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