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.
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Information about the Khema script
Khema Lipi Type Tamu - an app that enables you to type in the Khema script
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