Kutchi (કચ્છી / ڪڇّي)

Kutchi is an Indo-Aryan language with about 866,000 speakers mainly in India in the Kutch region of Gujarat, and also in Sindh in Pakistan. There are also some Kutchi speakers in Trinidad and Tobago.

Kutchi is also known as Cutchi, Kutchhi or Kachchhi and is related to Sindhi and Gujarati. It also contains quite a lot of vocabulary from Sindhi, Gujarati and Rajasthani.

In Pakistan Kutchi is written with the Sindhi version of the Perso-Arabic script, and in India the Gujarati is used. In 2009 a new script for Kutchi was developed by Dr Rajul Shah more details.

Gujarātī script for Kutchi

Vowels and vowel diacritics

Gujarati vowels and vowel diacritics with pa

Consonants

Gujarati consonants

Sindhi alphabet for Kutchi

Sindhi alphabet for Kutchi

Information about Kutchi alphabets and pronunciation complied by Wolfram Siegel

Links

Information about Kutchi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kutchi_language
http://www.kutchilanguageonline.co.cc
http://www.kutchimaadu.com/general/kutchi-language/

Online Kutchi lessons
http://www.panjokutch.com/Learn%20Kutchi/main%20page.htm

Recordings in Kutchi
http://globalrecordings.net/en/language/3922

Indo-Aryan languages

Awadhi, Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Chakma, Dhivehi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Kotia, Kutchi, Maithili, Marathi, Marwari, Modi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Romany, Saraiki, Sindhi, Sinhala, Sourashtra, Sugali, Sylheti, Urdu

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas

Ahom, Badaga, Balinese, Batak, Baybayin (Tagalog), Bengali, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Chakma, Cham, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dives 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, Mro, 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, Tigalari (Tulu), Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Varang Kshiti


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