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Omniglot script charts

This section contains links to the Excel spreadsheets I use to create most of the script charts on this site, and also to script charts in Word and PDF format suitable for downloading and printing.


Excel spreadsheets

Ancient scripts

Cuneiform scripts
Includes: Akkadian, Sumerian, Ugaritic

Egytian Hieroglyphs

Old Italic
Includes: Ancient Latin, Etruscan, Faliscan, Leptonic, Messapic, Oscan, South Picene, Umbrian

Mandaic

Anatolian
Includes: Hittite, Lycian, Lydian

Luwian

Ancient Mediterranean writing systems
Includes: Cypriot, Linear B

Rovas (Hungarian Rune-like scripts)
Includes: Carpathian Basin Rovas, Khazarian Rovas, Hungarian Rovas

Runic scripts
Includes: Elder Futhark, Danish Futhark, Medieval (Latinised) Futhark, Norwegian Futhark and Short-Twig/Rök Runes

Anglo-Saxon Runes (Futhorc)

Arabic script

Modern Standard Arabic, Algerian Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, Lebanese Arabic, Moroccan Arabic, Syrian Arabic

Arabic - Turkic languages
Includes: Äynu, Crimean Tatar, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar, Turkish, Uyghur, Uzbek

Arabic - other languages
Includes: Beja, Bosnian, Brahui, Ganda, Kashmiri, Malay, Mandinka, Mozarabic, Sindhi, Urdu

Khowar

Iranian languages
Includes: Baluchi, Dari, Galaki, Mazandarani, Pahlavi, Pastho, Persian, Shabaki, Tajik, Talysh, Tat, Wakhi, Yoghnobi, Zazaki

Kurdish

Various alphabets

Kabyle (Arabic, Latin and Tifinagh alphabets)

Aramaic
Includes: Early Aramaic, Imperial Aramaic, Aramaic Square script, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Jewish Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Mandaic, Turoyo, Western Neo-Aramaic

Hebrew
Includes: Hebrew, Bukhori, Judeo-Arabic, Juhuri/Judeo-Tat, Ladino, Yiddish, Samaritan, Karmeli

Armenian, Georgian, Greek, Coptic, Ogham, Gothic, Glagolitic, Old Church Slavonic

Cyrillic

Cyrillic script
- includes Early Cyrillic, Cyrillic numerals

Russian
- includes

Cyrillic - Slavic languages
Includes: Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Rusyn and Ukrainian

Cyrillic - Romance languages
Includes: Moldovan, Romanian

Cyrillic - Turkic languages
Includes: Altay, Balker, Bashkir, Chuvash, Crimean Tatar, Dolgan, Gagauz, Karaim, Karakalpak, Kazak, Khakas, Krymchak, Kumyk, Kyrgyz, Nogai, Shor, Tatar, Teleut, Tofa, Turkmen, Tuvan, Urum, Uyghur, Uzbek, Yakut

Cyrillic - Tungusic languages
Includes: Even, Evenki, Nanai, Oroch, Orok, Ulch

Azerbaijani, Ubykh

Cyrillic - Finno-Ugric languages
Includes: Erzya, Khanty, Mansi, Mari, Moksha, Nenets, Selkup, Udmurt and Votic

Cyrillic - other languages
Includes: Chukchi, Dungan, Enets, Itelmen, Ket, Komi, Koryak, Nivkh, Ossetian, Tajik, Yukaghir

Sámi
Inari Sámi, Kildin Sámi, Lule Sámi, North Sámi, Pite Sámi, Skolt Sámi, South Sámi, Ter Sámi

Traditional Mongolian (Uighur) Script

Mongolic languages and languages written with the Mongolian script
Includes: Buryat, Evenki, Kalmyk, Mongolian

Caucasian languages (mainly Cyrillic)
Includes: Abaza, Abkhaz, Adyghe, Aghul, Akhvakh, Andi, Archi, Bagvalal, Bats, Botlikh, Budukh, Chamalal, Dargwa, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Ingush, Kabardian, Karata, Khinalug, Khwarshi, Kryts, Kubachi, Lak, Laz, Lezgian, Mingrelian, Rutul, Svan, Tabassaran, Tindi, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udi

Avar, Chechen

Latin alphabet

Latin - Celtic languages
Includes: Breton, Cornish, Welsh, Irish, Manx and Scottish Gaelic

English

Latin - Germanic languages
Includes: Afrikaans, Bavarian, Cimbrian, Danish, Dutch, Elfdalian, English, Faroese, Flemish, German, Icelandic, Old Norse, Pennsylvania German, Norwegian, Scots, Shetlandic, Swedish, Swiss German

Latin - Italic/Romance languages
Includes: Aranese, Aragonese, Aromanian, Asturian, Catalan, French, Galician, Gallo, Genoese, Italian, Jèrrais, Ladin, Latin, Lombard, Megleno-Romanian, Mirandese, Moldovan, Napolitan, Occitan, Piedmontese, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Sardinian, Sicilian, Spanish and Walloon

Latin - Slavic languages
Includes: Croatian, Czech, Kashubian, Polish, Serbian, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Upper and Lower Sorbian

Latin - Uralic languages
Includes: Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Ingrian, Karelian, Livonian, Nenets, Nganasan, Veps, Võro and Votic

Latin - other languages of Europe
Includes: Albanian, Basque, Latgalian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese and Romany

Latin - Turkic
Includes: Chuvash, Crimean Tatar, Evenki, Gagauz, Karaim, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Khakas, Kumyk, Salar, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuvan, Uyghur, Uzbek

Latin - Niger-Congo languages
Includes: Afar, Akan, Bambara, Beja, Bemba, Bench, Chichewa, Dagaare, Dagbani, Duala, Ewe, Ewondo, Fon, Ga, Gbe, Harari, Hausa, Herero, Igbo, Kanuri, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Lingala, Lozi, Luganda, Makhuwa, Mandinka, Mankanya, Maore, Mbum, Mossi, Northern Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Oromo, OshiWambo, Ronga, Sango, Shona, Somali, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Susu, Swahili, Swati, Tsonga, Tshiluba, Tswa, Tswana, Tumbuka, Twi, Venda, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zarma, Zulu

Wolof

Latin - Nilo-Saharan languages
Includes: Acholi, Alur, Dholuo, Dinka, Maasai, Nuer, Shilluk

Latin - Khoisan languages
Includes: Juǀʼhoan, Khoekhoe (Nama), Nǁng

Eskimo-Aleut languages (Latin and Cyrillic)
Includes: Aleut, Greenlandic, Inuktitut, Yupik

Latin - indigenous languages of North America
Includes: Abenaki, Alabama, Algonquin, Apache, Arapaho, Cayuga, Cheyenne, Chickasaw, Chipewyan, Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Crow, Dakota, Delaware, Eastern Pomo, Fox, Gwich’in, Haida, Hän, Karuk, Klallam, Klamath, Koasati, Kwakiutl, Lakota, Mikasuki, Mikmaq, Mohawk, Montagnais, Naskapi, Navajo, Nuu-Chah-Nulth, Omaha, Oneida, Onondaga, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Saanich, Shawnee, Tlingit, Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib), Tuscarora, Wyandot (Huron), Yurok

Latin - indigenous languages of Central America
Includes: Chinanteco, Mazahua, Mazatec, Miskito, Mixtec, Purepecha, Otomi, Seri, Zapotec

Latin - indigenous languages of South America
Includes: Akurio, Arabela, Amahuaca, Amarakaeri, Asháninka, Aymara, Bora, Caquinte, Cha'palaachi, Chayahuita, Cofán, Cubeo, Guambiano, Guanano/Wanano, Guaraní, Hixkaryána, Kaingang, Kuna, Mapuche, Murui Huitoto, Nheengatu, Pirahã, Shavante, Tiriyó, Toba Qom, Tucano, Záparo

Latin - Uto-Aztecan languages
Includes: Comanche, Hopi, Nahuatl, O'odham, Pipil (Nawat), Shoshone, Tepehuán, Yaqui

Mayan languages
Includes: Aguacateco, Huasteco, Kaqchikel, K'iche', Mam, Q'anjob'al, Q'eqchi', Tsotsil, Tzeltal, Yucatec

Arawakan languages
Includes: Baniwa, Tariana, Wayuu

Quechuan languages
Includes: Quechua, Ayacucho Quechua

Latin - Austronesian languages
Includes: Achenese, Ajië, Aklan, Anutan, Bikol, Bugis, Bushi, Cebuano, Central Sinama, Chamorro, Chuukese, Cia-Cia, Cuyunon, Drehu, Fijian, Filipino, Futunan, Hawaiian, Ilocano, Indonesian, Jaminjung, Kapampangan, Ket, Kiribati, Madurese, Makassarese, Malagasy, Malay, Mandar, Maori, Maranao, Marshallese, Minangkabau, Moriori, Nauruan, Ndrumbea, Nias, Niuean, Paama, Paicî, Palauan, Pangasinian, Pohnpeian, Raga, Rapa Nui, Rotokas, Rotuman, Sakao, Samoan, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tausūg, Tetum, Tokelauan, Tongan, Toraja-Sa'dan, Tuvaluan, Waray-Waray, Xârâcùù, Yapese

Latin - Formosan languages
Includes: Amis, Atayal

Latin - Hmong-Mien languages
Includes: Iu Mien, Romanized Popular Alphabet (RPA)

Latin - Tai-Kaidai and Sino-Tibetan languages
Includes: Bouyei, Dong, Mizo, Tujia, Zhuang

Latin - Papuan languages
Includes: Miriam Mir

Latin - Aboriginal languages of Australia
Includes: Arrernte, Bundjalung, Gooniyandi, Gugadja/Kukatja, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kaurna, Jaminjung, Jingulu, Murrinh-Patha, Ngiyambaa, Noongar, Paakantyi, Pitjantjatjara, Wardaman, Warlpiri, Wik-Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Yindjibarndi and Yolngu

Latin - Creoles
Includes: Bislama, Cape Verdean Creole, Chavacano, French Guianese Creole, Guadeloupean Creole, Haitian Creole, Jamaican Creole, Manado Malay, Mauritian Creole, Papiamento, Pijin, Saramaccan, Seychelles Creole, Sranan, Tok Pisin

Latin - Isolates
Includes: Burushaski, Ket

Latin - International Auxiliary languages and constructed languages
Includes: Esperanto, Folkspraak, Ido, Interglossa, Interlingua, Interlingue/Occidental, Latino sine Flexione, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Novial, Slovio, Toki Pona and Volapük

Alternative versions of the Latin alphabet
Includes: Anglo-Saxon, Fraktur, Irish Uncial and Sütterlin

Chinese script and languages

Cantonese, Mandarin

Other varieties of Chinese
Includes: Gan, Fuzhonnese, Hakka, Puxian, Shanghainese, Taiwanese, Teochew, Wenzhounese, Xiang

Japanese

Japanese (Japanese hiragana, katakana, romanji, Ainu and Okinawan)

Other scripts of Asia

Korean (Korean)

Jurchen

Devanagari (Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit)
Nepal Bhasa/Newari (Ranjana/Devanagari)
Nepali

Punjabi (Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi)

Sunuwar (Jenticha, Tikamuli)

Lontara (Bugisnese, Makassarese, Mandar)

Ahom, Ariyaka, Assamese, Badaga, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Brahmi, Balinese, Burmese, Chakma, Dzongkha, Grantha, Gujarati, Kaithi, Kannada, Karen, Kayah Li, Kharosthi, Khmer, Khojki, Kulitan, Kutchi, Javanese, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Maithili, Malayalam, Manchu, Manipuri, Marwari, Modi, Mongolian, Mro, Oriya, Pali, Phags-pa, Rajasthani, Re(d)jang, Shan, Sharda, Sikkimese, Sinhala, Siraiki, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sundanese, Sylheti, Tamil Telugu, Thai, Thaana, Tibetan, Tolong Siki, Tshangla, Tulu, Xibe

Other South East Asian scripts
Includes: Buhid, Cham, Fraser, Hmong, Pollard Miao, Rejang, Siamese, Tai Dam

Yi (Nuoso/Lolo)

Syllabaries of North America
Includes: Blackfoot, Carrier, Cherokee, Chipewyan, Cree, Cypriot, Objibwe, Oji-Cree

Syllabaries of the Philippines
Includes: Baybayin (Tagalog/Ilocano), Hanuno'o

Syllabaries of Africa
Includes: Kpelle, Loma, Mende

Ethiopic - languages written with the Ethiopic script and languages of Ethiopia (Amharic, Argobba, Awngi, Blin, Chaha, Dizin, Ge'ez, Harari, Inor, Silt'e, Tigre, Tigrinya, Xamtanga, Wolaytta)

Osmanya (Somali)

Berber (Ancient Berber and Neo-Tifinagh)

Syriac
Includes: Estrangelo, Serto, Nestorian

Avestan

Mandekan
Includes: Arabic, Latin and N'Ko alphabets for Mandekan / Mandinka

Other scripts
Includes: Etruscan, Orkhon/Old Turkic, Phoenician, Proto-Sinaitic/Canaanite, Sabaean

Phonetic transcription systems
Includes: Dialectal Paleotype, Visible Speech

International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

Tactile writing systems
Includes: Braille, Braille for Chinese, Moon

Alternative writing systems
Includes: Blissymbolics, Deseret, Graffiti, Quikscript, Shavian, Unifon

Fictional writing systems
Includes: Ancients Alphabet, Atlantean, Aurek-Besh, Daedric, Delason, D'Ni, Futurama, Gnommish, Klingon, Kryptonian, Matoran, Tenctonese, Utopian, Visitor

Magical alphabets
Includes: Alphabet of the Magi, Angelic, Daggers, Enochian, Malachim, Passing the River and Theban

Tengwar
Includes: Tengwar for Quenya, Sindarin, English, Gaelic and Welsh

Tolkien's other scripts
Includes: Cirth, Sarati, Tengwar

Scripts of Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne
Includes: Sunúz, Tsolyáni, Yán Koryáni

Your con-scripts
Includes: Aliaric, Ancients, Arabish, Betamaze, Daikan, Delason, Deini, Dingwiri, Efkolia, EurAlfabet™, Ewellic, Falandril, Flos, Halo, High Ƕarian, Hopyratian, Irxti, Kanadana, Liron, Lovecraftian, Morda, Nari, Oxidilogi, Peperklips, Phonogic, Riasu, Shandanese, Sobatha, SpaceKees, Surat Bisaya, Suritanyo, Tciaar, Wedges, Ygyde, 21e

Adaptations of existing alphabets Coptic Arabic, Nihon no Hangul, Porturillic, Renglish (Latin), Renglish (Cyrillic), Romanabic, Urdu Latin

My con-scripts
Includes: Geyinzi, Kanadana and Tengwar for Welsh

Tower of Babel texts
Includes: Kannada, Malayalam, Persian/Farsi

Transliterations of Omniglot

A list of the fonts used on this site


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