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The Pnar Alphabet








Aa Ari! (Ani in Khasi)

Bb Bol (Bol in Khasi)

Cc Chalani (Pdung in Khasi)

Dd Dieñ (Dieng in Khasi)

Ee E ngooh (Ai nguh in Khasi)

Ӕӕ Ӕrplieñ (Liengsuiñ in Khasi)

Hh Hati (Hati in Khasi)

li Istri (Istri in Khasi)

Yy Yuta Juti in Khasi)

Ji Jhōr (hur in Khasi)

Kk Khai kyoh (Jyrhoh in Khasi)

Li Lieñ (Lieng in Khasi)

Mm Muja (Muja in Khasi)

Nn Neini (Nangne in Khasi)

Ññ Ñaam (Niad in Khasi)

Ŋŋ Ŋap (Ngap in Khasi)

Oo Oꞑthai (Phone in Khasi)

Ōō Ōr khûndau (Twa khyndew in Khasi)

Pp Phok (Kot kudi in Khasi)

Rr Raᶇ Khatjhep (Tin khatñuit in Khasi)

Ss Surō (Synsar in Khasi)

Tt Tana (Rumal in Khasi)

Uu Um (Um in Khasi)

Ȗȗ Ȗem (Ym don in Khasi)

Ww Wieh (Wieh in Khasi)


The need for a Pnar alphabet has been felt for a long time. The Jaiñtia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) released the Jaiñtia Phonetic Alphabet on the 25th of March 2021. (https://wyrta.com/pdiang-ka-dorbar-ka-jhadc-ya-ki-dak-thoh-pnar/)
The two books are:
🟡 Ki Dak Thoh næ Puræ Hei Ktien Pnar by Riquoma Rq. Laloo.
🟡 Ka Kot Sikai Yoh U Pliah u Kûnnoh Wei Wau Pûn Emkaam Ya Ki Dak A-B Jaiñtia by Riquoma Rq. Laloo.
🟡 Picture of alphabets with illustrations is from Ka Kot Sikai Yoh U Pliah u Kûnnoh Wei Wau Pûn Emkaam Ya Ki Dak A-B Jaiñtia by Riquoma Rq. Laloo.
You can watch a video on YouTube for the correct pronunciation of the letters at this link: https://youtu.be/q49RFIfCZH0
We would like to congratulate Riquoma Rq. Laloo for publishing these valuable books. If anyone is interested in purchasing the books please DM us. Thank you Riquoma Rq. Laloo for sending the pictures of the books! 🙏🙏

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