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Script for Assamese Language

Manabendra Saharia, Tue, 2016-02-16 00:56
Regarding: 
Writing
ISO 639-3: 
asm

Dear Sir/Madam, The Assamese language is written in the Assamese script. The current form of the script has seen continuous development from the 5th-century Umachal/Nagajari-Khanikargaon rock inscriptions written in an eastern variety of the Gupta script, adopting significant traits from the Siddhaṃ script along the way. By the 17th century three styles of Assamese script could be identified (baminiya, kaitheli and garhgaya) that converged to the standard script following typesetting required for printing. I hope you will correct the mistake of identifying it as Bengali Script. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assamese_alphabet Best Manab

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