Rangtunga    Rangtunga alphabet

The Rangtunga alphabet is an alternative script for English created by Owen Edwards.

Notable features

  • Type of writing system: abjad
  • Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines
  • Used to write: English
  • Vowels are affixed to the consonants in a similar way to the vowels in Hebrew, and have two forms: one for when the vowel follows the affixed consonnant, and one for when the vowel precedes the affixed consonant.
  • The location of vowel diacritics is determined by two factors: where they fit, and where they look best.
  • The space character is also used as a vowel holder when one letter words, like 'a' or 'I', follow it. The space charcter is also used at the end of sentences, except where the sentence is the last in the paragraph.

Rangtunga alphabet

Sample text in the Rangtunga alphabet

Sample text in the Rangtunga alphabet

Transliteration

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)

If you have any questions about Rangtunga, you can contact Owen Edwards at: o.d.edwards(at)gmail.com

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