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Kerala Kachchi Language
Kachchi is an Indo Aryan language and is spoken widely in the Kutch region of Indian state of Gujarat. It contains approximately 866000 speakers all over India. This verbal communication is also spoken in huge regions of eastern Africa and even in Sindh province of Pakistan. In Africa many Indian people reside who belongs to Kutch region therefore they converse in this language as well. Moreover this language is spoken by the Kutchi folks who contain some groups such as Bhatias, Bhanushalis, Brahmins and Rajput jadejas. Also several Muslim communities orate in Kachchi language. They belong to Muslim Hingoras, Khojas, Jats and Mutwas of the Kutch Memon communities. Furthermore this verbal communication has no official status. This Kachchi language is a dialect of Indo Aryan Sindhi language and is spoken in the region of Kutch of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is also orated in Pakistan province of Sindh.
Closely Related Languages
This Kachchi language is a dialect of Sindhi language and is largely spoken in the adjoining areas of Sindh and Pakistan. This language is even widely spoken in many districts of India. Moreover this idiom has taken some loan of vocabulary words from Gujarati language as because it also lies between Gujarat and Sindh. This language has also some influence and similarities with Rajasthani and Gujarati language. This influence occurs because many migrants migrated to this desert area from Sindh stretching to Saurashtra and also from Kutchh to east and Rajasthan.
Furthermore many Kachchis living in India are trilingual and bilingual. They are closely related to several adjoining regions of Pakistan and Gujarat. Moreover in Pakistan many Karachi folks speak Kutchi language. In addition this language cannot be jotted down in Urdu script but it can be written in Gujarati and Sindhi scripts.
The speakers of Memoni understand well the Kutchi language. This language is spoken by Memoni community and they converse it in their own style. They have few difference in tone and words in comparison with Kutchi language spoken in Pakistan and India. Moreover the grammar in both of the communities is same and it can be understood easily by the communities of Memons.
Common Words And Phrases
The grammar, accents and variable varies as according to the region and areas. Numerous idioms are spoken along the trade routes of Asian and therefore they have borrowed many words from Persian language as well as from Arabic language. It is even found that number of Karachi speakers speak Gujarati as their secondary and separate language. It is somewhat similar to Kutchi language jotted down by the speakers. Moreover several Kutchi speakers use Gujarati form in their language that it can easily be understood by the Gujarati people. Furthermore many Hindu people also used some Kutchi words in their language as because they have descended from the rural Kutch area of Gujarat. In addition there are some common words and phrases which are used in the common routine language and conversation in the villages.
This Kachchi language inhabits Indo European language family. This family holds few groups which are as follows: -
- Indo Aryan
- Indo Iranian
- North-western Zone
This Kachchi language is written in Arabic or Gujarati script. Moreover it is usually jotted down in advanced version of Gujarati script. Additionally numerous magazines and books are printed in this language using the advanced script of Gujarati. Furthermore this language is also written in Devanagri script by some speakers. Anciently Khojki script was used to write Kachchi language which is now wiped out. A famous psychologist, doctor and graphologist have developed a script using this language. Some beliefs were also made that Dholavira script was anciently used in writing Kachchi language. Also some examples and proofs can be seen in the Kutch museum of Kutchi script. These all evidences have been extinct and live no more.
Famous Kachchi Speakers
Some of the well known speakers of Kachchi language are as follows: -
- Sulaiman Merchant Salim Merchant
- Song writer and Poet Aly Sunderji
- International star of Pop Farahri
- Professor Azim Nanji
- Member of Parliament Mobina Jaffer