ENDANGERED INDIGENOUS NEPALI INSCRIPTIONS AND NUMERAL SYSTEMS

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Abstract

Nepal is the multicultural, multilingual, and multiethnic and diversity in demographic flora and fauna. So, she is reach in indigenous properties in every entity. For cultural as well as lingual perspective she has many inscriptions and numerals with different symbols. In Nepal in different time periods of different communities used very different kinds of numerals. The numeral systems; like Brahmi, Ranjana, Lichhavi, Hindu-Arabic, Devanagari, Saptakshari letter, Golamol, Litumol, Kwemol, Kunmol, Hinmol, Pachumol and many more are highly popular in Nepal. But nowadays some our indigenous inscriptions and numerals are going to be disappeared and we need awareness to preserve these numismatic and fundamental indigenous inscriptions and numeral for our new generations. So, the aim of this paper is to encourage for documentation of the various numeral systems that going to disappears and currently spoken 14 national languages of the seven provinces of Nepal.

Keywords and Phrases

Endangered, Indigenous, Inscriptions, Numerals.

A.M.S. subject classification

97A30.

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