The Coorgi-Cox alphabet was developed in 2005 by a German linguist, Gregg M. Cox,
and is used to write Kodava, a Dravidian language spoken in district
of Kodagu in Karnataka State in India. The alphabet was developed
in response to a request from Kodava speakers for a unique alphabet
to write their language.
Kodava or Kodava Takk in usually written with the Kannada alphabet,
and sometimes with the Malayalam alphabet. The Coorgi-Cox provides
a single alphabet for all Kodava speakers, and was introduced with
CDs and postcards in March and April 2005.
Type of writing system: alphabet
Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines
Each letter represents a single sound
Used to write
Kodava (ಕೊಡವ ತಕ್),
is a Dravidian language spoken in Kodagu district of Karnataka state
in India by about 500,000 people. It is also known as Kodava Takk, Kodava
takka or Coorgi.