Coming Up Wed 4:00 PM  AEDT
Coming Up Live in 
Live
Gujarati radio

A dialect of Gujarati language that uses Arabic script

Indian Bohra Muslims read the Koran as they offer Eid prayers in Hyderabad.There are close to one million Dawoodi Bohras worldwide. Source: AFP PHOTO/Noah SEELAM

Shreya Parikh, a doctoral scholar studying sociology talks about the use of Arabic and Persian words in spoken Gujarati language highlighting a dialect of Gujarati language that uses Arabic script.

Here are some examples of Gujarati words written in Lisan ud-Dawat using Arabic script (source Wikipedia)

A table of Gujarati and Lisan ud-Dawat words.
A table of Gujarati and Lisan ud-Dawat words.
Wikipedia

SBS Radio presents the SBS National Languages Competition 2019 to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia. 

Tell us how learning a language makes a world of difference to you and WIN!

Tune into SBS Gujarati at 4 pm every Wednesday and Friday and follow us on Facebook.

Coming up next

# TITLE RELEASED TIME MORE
A dialect of Gujarati language that uses Arabic script 11/09/2019 10:12 ...
SBS Gujarati News Bulletin 26 October 2021 26/10/2021 05:52 ...
SBS Gujarati News Bulletin 25 October 2021 25/10/2021 05:22 ...
Education minister raise concerns over changes to national curriculum 25/10/2021 06:25 ...
ટી20 વર્લ્ડ કપમાં ભારત - પાકિસ્તાનની મેચ અગાઉ ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં ક્રિકેટચાહકોનું અનોખું એડવેન્ચર 23/10/2021 07:50 ...
SBS Gujarati News Bulletin 22 October 2021 22/10/2021 05:18 ...
તમારા બાળકમાં ચિંતા તથા તણાવને કેવી રીતે ઓળખશો 22/10/2021 13:04 ...
SBS Gujarati News Bulletin 21 October 2021 21/10/2021 06:03 ...
જાણો, ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં ઉપલબ્ધ નિ:શુલ્ક કાયદાકીય સેવાઓ વિશે 21/10/2021 10:40 ...
SBS Gujarati News Bulletin 20 October 2021 20/10/2021 06:00 ...
View More