Divehi


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Dhiv·e·hi

or Div·e·hi  (dē′vā-hē)
n.
The Indic language spoken in the Maldives. Also called Maldivian.

[Dhivehi dhivehi, Maldivian, ultimately from Middle Indic dīpa-, island, from Sanskrit dvīpaḥ, island; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

Divehi

(ˈdɪvɛɪ)
n
(Languages) the language of the Maldive Islands, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
Translations
divehi
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The solution will also enable COMBANK to deliver digital banking services in local languages, Sinhala and Tamil for Sri Lanka, Bengali for Bangladesh, and Divehi for the Maldives, facilitating stronger customer engagement.
The limited body of literature that does exist includes a number of historical works that are available in the Maldivian language Divehi by researchers who visited the country over the past centuries (Hogendorn & Johnson 1986; Ellis 2005).
They speak a language called Divehi, which branched out of the Indo-Aryan group of languages like the Iranian, European ones and others.
6 Maldives 116 35 Male Maidivian Divehi, English 300,000 2.
It's also very different from the others: the populace is a mix of Maldivian and south Indian; the locals speak Mahl, a derivative of Divehi, a descendant of the Indo-Aryan group of languages and is written right to left; and it also has a very unique culture, more in sync with Maldives than India.
The Maldives are a chain of 1087 small coral islands with a mixed population of 214,000 speaking an Indo-European language called Divehi.
6 LUMPUR CHINESE DIALECTS MANY OTHERS MALDIVES 116 35 MALE MALDIVIAN DIVEHI 300,000 1.