Memoni language

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ميموني, મેમોની
'Memoni' written in Perso-Arabic used in Punjab, Pakistan (top) and Gujarati used in Punjab, India (bottom) scripts
Native toPakistan, India
RegionKathiawar, Sindh
Native speakers

1.8 Million (2014)[1]
Arabic script, Gujarati script, Urdu script
Language codes
ISO 639-3mby

Memoni is an Indo-Aryan language spoken only by Kathiawari amd Bantva Memons from Kathiawar region of Gujarat, India. Memoni is also spoken in Sindh, Pakistan by Kathiawari memons who migrated to Sindh after partition.[2] Memoni is a transitional language of Sindhi, Gujarati, Urdu, and Persian.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Feb 14, Mohammed Wajihuddin | TNN |; 2014; Ist, 04:31 (14 February 2014). "Memon association to congregate today | Mumbai News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2020-06-09. {{cite news}}: |last2= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. "Memoni Language Project".
  3. "The Memoni Language: Spoken in Pakistan India and Beyond".[permanent dead link]