[Evolution of the Latin Alphabet]
[Evolution of Writing Systems]
[Latin (Roman and Modern)]
[Readers' Feedback (Languages)]
Script samples from OmniGlot
The Sinhalese Syllabary
Sinhalese is a typical curly South Indian script.
The curly lines arose because the language was written on palm leaves - these break if a straight line is used.
It is used by the language of the same name spoken on the island of Sri Lanka.