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Rohingya

Source: MD Noor/ Rohingya Zuban Committee




Profile


Native Name
Rohingya

Total Speakers
Rohingya is the language spoken by the 1.8 million people


Usage By Country
Myanmar


Background

The Rohingya language is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language similar to the Chittagonian spoken in neighbouring Bangladesh. The Arabic script has historically been used in its written form. During the course of British colonisation, Roman and Urdu scripts were adapted to the Rohingya language, replacing the previously-dominant Arabic.



Received 1/9/2020
Posted 1/9/2020
Checked 1/9/2020