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Interesting Text Trivia about Shri Guru Granth Sahib Text

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Interesting Text Trivia about Shri Guru Granth Sahib Text

Interesting Text Trivia about Shri Guru Granth Sahib Text
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Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji Maharaj with Bhai Gurdas Ji

* The “Shri Guru Grabth Sahib Beerh” with customary format has a total of 1430 pages.
* The pages are written with a landscape orientation.
* There are 19 lines of text per page. However, many pages with headlines (starting with new raag) have less than 19 lines per page.
* Total number of lines are 26852.
* Total number of words are 398,697.
* Total dictionary words are 29445 (these are the words that have been used again and again to make the whole text). Many of these words have been used only once.
* The word that has been repeated most often is ‘ਹਰਿ’. It has occurs 9288 times.
* No punctuation marks like comma, semicolon or colon have been used. A ‘colon’ shaped character that has been used is not a colon (see the end of this document).
* No ‘Adhak’ charcater has been used.
* No ‘Paireen Bindi’ character (dot at the bottom of character) has been used.
* A number of half characters (that fall at the bottom of other characters) that are not used in modern Punjabi have been used.

* Aounkarh and Dulainkarh { ੁ and ੂ } characters have also been used under half charcters. This is normally not done in the present day Punjabi.
* The ‘Ik Onkaar’ (੧ਓ) character have been repeated 568 times.

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