Byeokrando is an alternative script for Korean created by Bae Jun.
It was modelled on the Arabic script but written from left to right and
with letters that do not change shape depending on their position.
The name Byeokrando comes from the name of a port dating from
the Goryeo period (AD 918-1392) that was famous for trade with
Arab merchants from the Abbasid dynasty.
- Type of writing system: alphabet
- Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines
- Used to write: Korean
Sample text in the Byeokrando alphabet
Modeun Ingan-eun Tae-eonal ttaebuteo Jayuroumyeo Geu Jon-eomgwa Gwonrie
Iss-eo Dongdeunghada. Ingan-eun Cheonbujeog-euro Iseong-gwa Yangsim-eul
Bu-yeobad-ass-eumyeo Seoro Hyungje-ae-ui Jeongsin-euro Haengdongha-yeo-yahanda.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
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