Gurmukhi

noun Gur·mu·khi \ ˈgu̇rmə(ˌ)kē \

Definition of Gurmukhi

plural -s
:the alphabet that the sacred texts of the Sikhs in whatever language are written in and that is also used by the Sikhs in secular writing in Panjabi

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Origin and Etymology of gurmukhi

Panjabi gurmukhī, literally, from the mouth of the teacher, from Sanskrit guru teacher + mukha mouth (probably of Dravidian origin & akin to Tamil mukam); from the tradition that it was invented by the guru Angad in the 16th century


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