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Writing Systems #2 - Gurmukhi
The Punjabi writing system is one that is not an alphabet nor a syllabary. The script consists of a primary graph that generally denotes a consonantal sound, and can be adjoined to by a secondary glyph, known as a diacritic, that shows vowel sound.
Writing Systems #1 - Punjabi
Not so long ago was the celebration of Lohri, which hails from Northern India and historically from the Punjab region and as a result, Sikhs and various other faiths have celebrated this day for centuries.
Who am I supposed to move in with?
I’m sure that some of you by now know how Sheffield seems to do its housing for its next academic year a little earlier than some other university cities and with that, there does come a few worries.
Unwind, rewind and relax
As we make our journeys home, we can enjoy at the fact that we have survived another academic semester. However, many of you may be apprehensive about upcoming exams and assignments, and might be unable to fully enjoy the break.