ol chiki






To feel the force of this argument

Staged sample sentence from a Santali-English dictionary.

It was only in 1925 that the alphabet Ol-Chiki was developed as a writing for the so far orally
delivered language of India´s biggest tribe. In 2003 Ol-Chiki was officially acknowledged.

The single words can be found on the clay pot, the wall of the house (mud relief), the electricity
pole, the bicycle baskets (paddy straw) and the printed canister.

Utta-Sialla, West-Bengal, India 2012