Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Dhivehi Bas, Mahl, Malikh, Malki, Dhivehi, Divehli, Mali
Maliku Bas, Addu, Fuvah Mulaku, Huvadu, Malé (Minicoy Dialect)
OpenType tags
DIV, DHV (deprecated)

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Maldivian.

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Other countries where this language is used

Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
1 Corinthians 13 in Thaana Use & History
Character list for Maldivian written with Thaana script Symbols & Characters
Dialectal Variation and the Thaana Script Symbols & Characters
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Maldivian Fonts & Keyboards
MV Boli font for Thaana Fonts & Keyboards
Script Description [Thaana] Symbols & Characters
Thaana Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Thaana to Latin Transliteration Symbols & Characters
TITUS Cyberbit Font Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Thaana Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Dhivehi Writing book section
Ethnologue entry for Dhivehi - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Dhivehi - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Dhivehi - ISO 639-3 web page
Maldivian Thaana, Japanese kana, and the representation of moras in writing journal article
MultiTree entry for Dhivehi - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
Non-Latin Font: Thaana web page
OLAC resources for Dhivehi - Open Language Archives Community web page
The phonological efficiency of the Maldivian writing system journal article
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Dhivehi - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

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