The Burmese script is an abugida in the Brahmic family used for writing Burmese. It is also used as a script for the liturgical languages of Pali and Sanskrit. The Burmese script was adapted from the Old Mon or from the Pyu script. The earliest evidence of Burmese script is dated to 1035, while an 18th century recast stone inscription points to 984. Direction: Left-to-right. Time period: c. 984 or 1035–present. Parent systems: Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, Aramaic, Brāhmī, Pallavi, Mon.
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