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What script should we all use?

Poll closed Nov 19, 2019.
  1. Arabic

    16.0%
  2. Latin

    36.0%
  3. Some other Somali script

    48.0%
  1. Zayn

    Zayn The Mightiest of them all

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    Those who believe Somalis should use Latin or Arabic script to be succesful. Just look at Chinese they have their own script the Indians the Russians and all. You gotta preserve your culture and not folow the herd minndlessly.
     
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  2. Yukon_Niner

    Yukon_Niner

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    They have large populations, we don't. We're better off using the Latin script.

    We have no reason to be using Arabic at this point.
     
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  3. Samaalic Era

    Samaalic Era

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    A writing is one of the most effective ways to preserve a culture and language and shows creativity. Languages like Japanese are easier to write in Latin but that would be throwing their identity and is sign on weakness.

    Also Latin script does not suit Af Somali at all and people write however they feel like and is complete chaos
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    In'sha'Allah the Latin script is banned and replaced with a Unique Somali script:lawd:
     
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  4. Ayubi

    Ayubi Pan-Islamist

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    I would say either Wadaad script or maybe Improved Latin. My fear with the Wadaad script is the fact that were indirectly creating a cultural tie with the Arab world which would increase a lot of delusional self hating Somalis who think there Arabs. Latin would just need to be improved, that's all.

    I wouldn't mind a Somali script but What Somali script should we choose? I would say Osmanya because it's older than all the other indigenous scripts and it's the best looking Somali script. I also heard when the SYL didn't want the Italians to know what they were writing, they wrote in the Osmanya. Osmanya would be the best choice for a Somali script.
     
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  5. land owner

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    The Chinese and Indians have their own script and their economy is doing good lol but I honestly don’t have a problem with a new revised version of Latin to accommodate our language
     
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  6. RasCanjero

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    Both have a billion plus people and the script is used by hundreds of millions more.

    If we created a custom script it wouldn't do anyone any good other than our pride.
     
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  7. Samaalic Era

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    A mixture of Osmanya,Kaddere and Wadaad would be good.
    Each script has something the other lacks. For example, if you are used to Latin, you cant register the Osmanya A(S) because S is S for all you known. A Simplified Somali script would be good.
     
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  8. buule

    buule

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    Somali language should be spoken in a Scottish accent! Will ya?
     
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  9. land owner

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    The kilt is a Celtic macawiis :mjpls:
     
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  10. Tukraq

    Tukraq

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    Latin script for the win
     
  11. Somalihustler

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    Out of all the problems and issues somali people and the country face you're worried about what should be the official written language? No wonder why were so behind in everything
     
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  12. Dharbash

    Dharbash

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    I’m not the president sxb, I can’t change Somalia. Plus this is just a thought provoking discussion, idk why you seem annoyed
    :camby:
     
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  13. Somalihustler

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    I'm not annoyed at all just saying how backwards us somalis think, and thats why we are in the position we find ourselves in
     
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  14. RasCanjero

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    Language is at the core of culture and economics.

    If you don't fix that first then you'll never get to the other problems.
     
  15. TheAnswer

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    Whatever is cheapest and least complicated is what will work with Somalia. And that just so happens to be the latin script.
     
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