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  Sindhi language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sindhi (سنڌي، سندھی, सिन्धी) is the language of the Sindh region of South Asia, which is now a province of Pakistan.
Sindhi is taught as a first language in the schools of south-east Pakistan, except in large metropolises like Karachi.
In Pakistan, Sindhi is written in a variant of the Arabic script, which was adopted under the encouragement of the British when Sindh fell to the British in the 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sindhi_language   (408 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Sindhi
The Sindhi language was brought to the region by Indo-European invaders millenia ago and a distinct culture emerged in the region.
Sindhi culture is a combination of Islamic traditions and Northwest Indian customs and civilizations with variances that include an adherance to a Muslim diet including a penchant to eat meat that most Indians tend to avoid.
Sindhi women are still very traditional overall, but many wear very colorful clothes, while donning a 'chadore' on their heads; men traditionally wear white and/or blue clothes and sometimes wear turbans or a traditional Sindhi cap on their heads.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sindhi   (1315 words)

  
 SINDHI AND LAHNDA - LoveToKnow Article on SINDHI AND LAHNDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This locative is of regular occurrence in the case of Sindhi weak masculine nouns in ", For the old ablative, we have S. ghar", L. ghar, a house, abl.
There being in Sindhi no suffix of the genitive plural of the first personal pronoun, there is no compound for " our father." For that, as in the beginning of the Lord's Prayer, we must employ the full expression, asa-jo piu.
Sindhi examples of the compound tenses are halandO ahiytI, I am going; halando hOs, I was going; hatiO hiyO, I have gone; and so on.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SI/SINDHI_AND_LAHNDA.htm   (1971 words)

  
 D. Brown -- Ubaydullah Sindhi Project
Sindhi's activities in Kabul established his reputation as nationalist hero and for this he has received due recognition from scholars in the Subcontinent.
Two aspects of Sindhi's effort to remold Islamic tradition are especially noteworthy: His articulation of an "Islamic socialism," and his transmission and interpretation of the legacy of Shah Wali Allah of Delhi.
Not surpisingly, 'Ubayd Allah Sindhi, who was absent from the Subcontinent during most of the inter-war period, is also absent from most of the literature, concerned as it is with political ideas and outcomes to which he was marginal.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~dbrown/Sindhi.html   (1605 words)

  
 Sindhi Sabha of Georgia
Sindhi Sabha of Georgia was founded in 1990.
Sindhi Sabha is planning a variety entertainment program with participation by adults and children.
The Sindhi Sabha membership for 2004 starts from Sindhi New Year or Cheti Chand which was on March 22, 2004 and is for one year.
www.ipnatlanta.net /sindhisabha   (453 words)

  
 Sindhi alphabets
Sindhi is an Indo-Aryan language with about 17 million speakers in the south-eastern province of Sind in Pakistan and about 2.8 million people in India.
Sindhi literature, in particular lyric poetry, began to appear towards the end of the 15th century.
The modern Sindhi abjad is based on the version of the Perso-Arabic script used to write Urdu and was adopted, under British influence, in 1852.
www.omniglot.com /writing/sindhi.htm   (138 words)

  
 Sindhi language Details, Meaning Sindhi language Article and Explanation Guide
Sindhi has its own script which is similar to Arabic but with a lot of extra accents and phonetic.
Sindhi language is taught as first language in Schools of South east Pakistan except in large metropolis like Karachi.
Sindhi language has a vast vocabulary which made it a favourite of many writers and a lot of literature & poetry was written.
www.e-paranoids.com /s/si/sindhi_language.html   (250 words)

  
 Sindhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many Sindhis live in Pakistan but many Sindhi Hindus emigrated to India when the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947.
Sindhi culture is pretty much of a mixture of Muslim and Hindu culture.
Most Hindu Sindhis are identifiable by the "ani" at the end their surnames like Daswani, Mahboobani etc..
q-basic.xodox.de /Sindhi   (189 words)

  
 Sindhi language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sindhi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by approximately 17 million people the province of Sindh Pakistan.
Sindhi is also a recognised official of India where it is spoken by approximately Million members of an ethnic group which migrated from the province of Sindh Pakistan during the partition of British India in 1947.
Albeit, Sindhi being my mother toungue language, I've realised the depth and breadth of the linguistic side through this intensive courseware.
www.freeglossary.com /Sindhi_language   (252 words)

  
 OHCHR: Sindhi () - Universal Declaration of Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sindhi is spoken in Pakistan and is also one of the constitutional languages of India.
It is spoken by about 15 million people in the province of Sind, southern Pakistan, and by about 22 million more across the border in India.
Sindhi is related to Urdu and the languages of northern India.
www.unhchr.ch /udhr/lang/snd.htm   (90 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To day the Sindhi population living in minority status in various parts of India and else where in the world, lacks the availability of Sindhi language education in the main stream curriculum of the local schools and colleges.
Sindhis have since scattered all over India and other continents of the world where Sindhi is not taught in either Perso-Arabic or Devnagri script.
Sindhi families should proudly speak and greet each other in Sindhi at parties and all social functions.
yangtze.cs.uiuc.edu /~jamali/sindh/sammelan/04.html   (415 words)

  
 Sindhudesh.com - The Sindhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sindhi writers were also encouraged with prizes to write in their mother tongue, every year.
Sindhi writer has always taken notice of changes coming into force around him and this keen study of the life has been depicted in Sindhi litterateurs’ creations.
In India, Sindhis were pre-occupied with the problems of bread, butter and shelter in the aftermath of Partition, but in Sindh, unholy alliance of Punjabi-Urdu military and bureaucracy targeted the Sindhi Muslims.
www.sindhudesh.com /thesindhi_matlani.html   (2927 words)

  
 World Sindhi Institute
Landry's presentation focused on his recent trip to Sindh and the observations he made of the Sindhi people and their pursuit of human rights.
Describing his journey, he said, “Sindhis are the most helpful and humble people I’ve ever met.” He furthered that the successful and insightful conference in Sindh allowed him to meet with several Sindhi experts that further heightened his awareness of current issues in the province.
The Sindhi Shaam concluded with guests feasting on traditional Sindhi cuisine shared among attendees, and a musical performance by WSI’s young Sindhi talent, Asif Talpur.
www.worldsindhi.org /wsipressreleases/2005/1febu05.html   (461 words)

  
 Sindhi Magazines in India
She said that there is a total of 16 millions of Sindhi population in both the countries.
Before partition, Sindhi being one of the most rich and ancient Indo-Aryan origin, was the language of education as well as administration in every walk of life.
Thus it is the magazine not only of creative and critical literature and culture but of literary and cultural movement of recognition of Sindhi language by Government as well as opposition of changing the present Sindhi Arabic script into Devnagiri Hindi script as instigated by Jairamdas Doulatram who failed in his machinations.
www.geocities.com /SoHo/Workshop/3223/Sindhi_Mags_India.html   (1754 words)

  
 Sindhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sindhi refers to an ethnic group of originating in the Sindh.
Most Sindhis live in Pakistan but many Sindhi Hindus emigrated to India when the subcontinent was partitioned.
The of these people is also known as Sindhi.
www.freeglossary.com /Sindhi   (169 words)

  
 :- Welcome to Sindhi Seva Samithi -> About Us -:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The disporic effect of the partition has had its worst affliction on the Sindhi community and presently there is no state of their own, despite their age old origin which dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization.
The peach loving, enterprising, Sindhis have a desire to integrate with the rest of the society and are determined to be an asset to the nation by contributing significantly in all areas.
This has been amply proved by the soaring popularity of the Sindhi High School and Sindhi College which are the main prestigious educational projects of the Sindhi Seva Samiti.
www.sindhicollege.org /about.html   (145 words)

  
 Steps urged to preserve Sindhi culture -DAWN - National; 21 December, 2004
The resolution was presented by the leader of the Indian Sindhi literary delegation, Suresh A Keswani, who is also the vice-chairman of the Sindhi Academy Delhi, besides being Rajya Sabha member.
Post-partition trends of Sindhi poetry were also discussed by Shrikant Sadaf, where as Vasdev Mohi spoke on changes in Sindhi language in India.
Inam Shaikh, highlighting the declining reading habits, said that though the population of Sindhis, from different claims ranged between 10 million to 35 million, sometimes it is difficult to sell 1,000 copies of a Sindhi book.
www.dawn.com /2004/12/21/nat18.htm   (608 words)

  
 Sindhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sindhi may refer to more than one article:
the Sindhi people, an ethnic group of Pakistan and India
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sindhi   (94 words)

  
 The Beauty Of Sindhi Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The poetry of the Sindhi saint-poets, likeBhitai, Sachal, and Sami, sung in sweet, melodious, rhythmic Sindhi tunes, fills the hearts and souls of the listeners with sheer rapture, joy and ecstasy.
In any case, Urdu (or Hindi) and the Sindhi language have had their distinct evolution (other than the fact that Hindi and Sindhi are both belong to the Indo-European family of languages).
He is universally acclaimed as the greatest Sindhi poet of all times and phrases and verses from his poetry are quoted by people (consciously or otherwise) in ordinary speech.
home4.pacific.net.sg /~makhdoom/lang.html   (1589 words)

  
 Details--NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PROMOTION OF SINDHI LANGUAGE
Such of those Sindhi Institutions who are registered under the societies Act and are in existence for more than Three years in the propagation of Sindhi(L) with assets worth Rs.
NCPSL will keep constant touch with the management of the Voluntary Sindhi Organization, Sindhi Pracharaks/teachers in order to know their grievances and difficulties in the propagation of Sindhi(L) and guidance will be given through lectures on teaching of Sindhi as a modern Language and Official Language from time to time.
All the activities connected with the Promotion of Sindhi Language to strengthen the composite Culture of India by that, are encouraged.
www.ncpsl.org /details.asp   (602 words)

  
 :- Welcome to Sindhi Seva Samithi -> Newsletter -:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1982 they launched the Sindhi High School which has gone on to become an established name in the field of education in the city.
The Sindhi Junior College of Commerce was started in 1994 and is now growing into a full-fledged college included a degree curriculum affiliated to Bangalore University, B.Com which offers Computer Science as an option and a 3 yr BBM course have been added on since.
With heavy hearts and tearful eyes the tenth standard students of Sindhi High School participated in the graduation day in the ceremony held on last Saturday in the school auditorium.
www.sindhicollege.org /news.html   (641 words)

  
 SINDHI ASSOCIATION OF UNITED KINGDOM
Sindhi Association of UK on 14th March 2003, at Deputy Prime Minister's house, New Delhi.
There were about 80 Sindhi brothers present amongst whom our Mr.
Advani and invited him for the 11th international Sindhi Sammelan to be held in London in July 2004.
www.atmtgroup.co.uk /sindhi/html/samachar.htm   (369 words)

  
 Simply Sindhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a highly visible section of Pune's population, the Sindhis have infused the local cuisine with their own flavours and it is common enough to have Sindhi kadi with rice as it is to have Sabudane chi khichdi!
She explains, ``A typical Sindhi breakfast would have been dal pakwan.'' The past tense is because today's health norms demand something lighter and easier to digest.
As to regular lunches, Sindhi style, chapati is served with either a vegetable curry or with dal and a dry vegetable.
www.indian-express.com /ie/daily/19980711/19251724.html   (487 words)

  
 Sindhi language resources
Sindhi is spoken in Pakistan, especially in the province of Sind.
Sindhi poet Attiya Dawood came all the way from Karachi in November last year to read her work and talk about politics and women’s issues in Pakistan.
Sindhi language northwestern Indo-Aryan language spoken in the province of Sindh, Pakistan, and in the neighbouring Rann of Kutch and Kandamacr;thiandamacr;wandamacr...
mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Sindhi.html   (1070 words)

  
 Popati Hiranandani -- Sindhi Writer: The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress New Delhi Office)
Popati Hiranandani, one of the best-known Sindhi women writers, was born in 1924 in Hyderabad, Sind, in present-day Pakistan.
Her works not only depict the urban milieu of Sindhi culture, but also delve deep into the life of Sindhi middle class and the plight of women in the social structure.
Popati Hiranandani's name is bound to go down in Sindhi literary history as one of the finest Sindhi writers of both pre-partition and post-partition India, a forthright feminist, and an outstanding social activist.
www.loc.gov /acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/popatihiranandani.html   (317 words)

  
 Sindhi as compulsory subject demanded -DAWN - Local; October 3, 2005
Speaking at the All-Parties Conference organized by the Sindhi Boli Bachayo (Save Sindhi Language) Action Committee at the PMA House on Saturday, they pointed out that the AKU board was not only hurting the feelings of Sindhi people but also violating the law passed by the Sindh Assembly.
They claimed that they had approached the AKU board to resolve the issue but after a few meetings and a lapse of many months it was felt that the board was just using delaying tactics so that issue could be pushed to the back burner.
Referring to the board’s manifesto, they said the decision for not including Sindhi as a compulsory subject was against the commitment of AKU board.
www.dawn.net /2005/10/03/local13.htm   (495 words)

  
 Sindhi Music Online
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Abida Parveen, the queen of Sufi mystic singing spreads the message of love and induces a state of spiritual ecstasy with her Sufi mystic songs.
Late Jalal Chandio will always be remebered as one of the first singer of modern era of Sindhi Music who changed the music landscape in our rural Sindh.
sindhimusic.com   (198 words)

  
 red sindhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Red Sindhi originated in the Pakistani state of Sind but due to its hardiness, heat resistance and high milk yields they have spread into many parts of India and at least 33 countries in Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas.
Under good management conditions the Red Sindhi averages over 1700 kg of milk after suckling their calves but under optimum conditions there have been milk yields of over 3400 kg per lactation.
The average height of a Red Sindhi cow is 116 cm with a body weight of 340 kg.
www.equineestates.com /library/cattle/red_sindhi.htm   (214 words)

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