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Alphabets and writing systems

A guide to alphabets and other types of writing systems, including information about almost all the writing systems currently in use and many ancient ones that are no longer used.

Letters from various alphabets

Fullstop in the Lovecraftian script

Constructed scripts

This section contains a collection of alphabets and other writing systems invented by visitors to Omniglot, and by writers, game designers, linguists and others to write natural and constructed languages.

Some words in Tengwar

Chinese word for language

Discover languages

In this section you can find basic introductions to many languages, details of language families, advice on how to learn languages, and language-related articles and videos.

The word 'language' in various languages

Hello in various languages

Learn languages

A multilingual collection of useful phrases, numbers idioms, tongue twisters and other material you can use to learn the basics of several hundred different languages.

Hello in various languages

New in Chinese (xīn)

What's new?

The new and improved material most recently added to Omniglot.

News in various languages

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