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Omniglot - a guide to writing systems
Writing systems: alphabetic | syllabic | logographic | alternative | A-Z index
 

Alternative writing systems

Scripts intended as alternatives to existing writing systems
 

Braille
Braille
Deseret
Deseret
Enochian
Enochian
Geyinzi
Geyinzi

Mesa

Moon
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Morse code
Nikhilipi
Nikhilipi
Quikscript/Read Alphabet
Quikscript/Read Alphabet
Shavian
Shavian
Theban
Theban
Unifon
Unifon
12480
12480
   

Scripts invented for use in books, movies or computer games or for constructed languages (conlangs)
 

Ath
Ath
Atlantean
Atlantean
Aurek-Besh
Aurek-Besh
Cirth
Cirth
Delason
Delason
D'ni
D'ni
Gargish
Gargish
Hylian (kyuushiki hairugana)
Hylian
Sarati
Sarati
Lúmo
Lúmo
tlhIngan pIqaD (Klingon alphabet)
Klingon
Romulan
Romulan
Atlantean
Standard Galactic Alphabet
Tenctonese
Tenctonese
Tengwar
Tengwar
Utopian alphabet (VTOPIENSIVM ALPHABETVM)
Utopian alphabet
 
 

Please note: transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) are used extensively throughout this website. The IPA transcriptions are the letters and other symbols which appear in square bracketts, like this [b], [p]. etc.

You can learn which sounds are represented by these letters and symbols at:
http://www.unil.ch/ling/phonetique/api-eng.html (English)
http://www.unil.ch/ling/phon/index.html (Français)

Other types of script
Alphabetic, Syllabic, Logographic, Alternative, Proto-writing, A-Z index
 

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