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Emurhergen is an alternative alphabet for Tungusic / Manchu-Tungus languages invented by Gary Yao in 2011. It is modelled on the Manchu alphabet, and its name combines Emur, from the Emur river, near which most speakers of Tungusic languages live, and the word hergen, which means alphabet or script in Manchu.

Notable features

  • Type of writing system: alphabet
  • Direction of writing: left to right in vertical columns running from top to bottom
  • Used to write: Tungusic languages such as Manchu, Evenki, Even and Nanai

Emurhergen alphabet

Emurhergen alphabet

Sample text in Emurhergen

Sample text in Emurhergen

If you have any questions about Emurhergen, you can contact Gary at: garyyao1216[at]gmail[dot]com


Information about Tungusic languages

Tungusic (Manchu-Tungus) languages on this site
Even, Evenki, Jurchen, Manchu, Nanai

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