The Sunuwar script was developed by Karna Bahadur Sunuwar (1926-1991) in the 1942 to write Sunwar, a Kiranti language spoken mainly in eastern Nepal, and also in Sikkim in the northeast of India. It is used as an official script in Sikkim and in Nepal for Sunuwar language. The Sunuwar script is also known sa Jenticha, Sunuwar Lipi, Koĩts Lipi or Mukhiya script. It is not related to any other writing system.
The Sunuwar script has been used to produce books for use in primary schools, for poetry, histories, a newspaper, a grammar, government records, academic works, and other material.
Details provided by Dev kumar Sunuwar, Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com) and Uttam Kumar Sunuwar
Information about the Sunuwar script
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