Orgom Silawa   Orgom Silawa

Orgom Silawa is a language and alphabet invented by Neal Wiley for his own amusement and for artistic purposes (as well as an exercise in logic). The alphabet is modeled (quite loosely) on the Glagolitic alphabet, used for writing Old Slavonic.

Notable features

  • Type of writing system: alphabet
  • Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines.
  • Used to write: Orgom Silawa
  • Each of the five vowels may be modified by a circular accent marker which denotes a long vowel.
  • Seven of the seventeen consonants may be modified by attaching a 'flag' to the right side of the letter. This denotes aspiration, as in 's'-->'sh,' etc.
  • There are no distinct capital forms, or punctuation, other than a full stop.

Orgom Silawa alphabet

Orgom Silawa alphabet

Orgom Silawa pronunciation

Orgom Silawa pronunciation

Sample text

Sample text in Orgom Silawa


Mīnsh mastsh fōrthabeng vēkhsh kwe īsolūtsh pāskrīnwash kwe nengwash. Ēdh adzōeng prōkimē kwe dengkmaē, kwe kwāva ōshūwē ad ānādhar gosē frūdradwa.


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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