Learn Konkani, the Romi way

THE PRINTED WORD Twenty years later, the debate over language in Goa has come a full circle. In 1987, it was Marathi-versus-Konkani. Now, it is a battle over the scripts and dialects within Konkani. FREDERICK NORONHA looks at how this divide ended up in print. Language is an emotive issue, no doubt. We in Goa haven’t been able to yet show that maturity to adopt a live-and-let-live approach over our linguistic differences. In such a context, it’s not surprising to see a new book on the stands recently, called ‘Romi Lipient Konknni Kors’ (Konknni Course in Roman Script). It is … Continue reading Learn Konkani, the Romi way