Loma syllabary Loma

The Loma syllabary was invented during the 1930s by Wido Zobo of Boneketa, Liberia. It was used among the Loma people, mainly for personal correspondence, during the 1930s and 1940s but is no longer used having been replaced by the Latin alphabet.

Loma (Looma) is a Mande language spoken by approximately 310,000 people in Loffa County in the northwest of Liberia.

Notable features

Loma syllabary

Loma syllabary
Loma syllabary

The Loma font used on this page was created by Jason Glavy

Mande languages

Bambara, Kpelle, Loma, Mandinka, Mende, Susu, Vai

Syllabaries

Bamum, Blackfoot, Caroline Island Script, Carrier, Celtiberian, Cherokee, Cree, Cypriot, Eskayan, Hiragana, Iberian, Inuktitut, Katakana, Kpelle, Loma, Mende, Mwangwego, Ndjuká, Nüshu, Ojibwe, Vai, Yi


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