Arabo-Chinese (آٙلآٙبأوٰ جوڭٙونٰ)

Arabo-Chinese is a way to write Standard Chinese using the Arabic alphabet devised by Uriel Serna. It was partially inspired by Xiǎo'érjīng, Hànyǔ Pīnyīn and Zhùyīn Fúhào. Unlike Xiǎo'érjīng, tones are represented. Tones may only be written either on consonants or the semivowels w, y, yu.

Arabo-Chinese alphabet

Arabo-Chinese alphabet

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Sample text

رٰن رٰن شٙڭ اٰر دزٖ تٰو، دزٖاي دزوٙن يٰان هٰه تسيوٰان ليٖ شٖاڭ يٰ ليوٖ پيٰڭ دٚڭ. تٙا مْن فوٖ يٚو ليٚ سيٖڭ هٰه ليٰاڭ سيٙن، بيٖڭ يٙڭ يٚ سيوٙڭ ديْ گوٙان سيٖ دْ دزيٙڭ شٰن هوٖ سيٙاڭ دوٖي دٖاي

Chinese script version (Traditional characters)


Chinese script version (Simplified characters)


Transliteration (Hànyǔ Pīnyīn)

Rénrén shēng ér zìyóu, zài zūnyán hé quánlì shàng yīlù píngděng. Tāmen fùyǒu lǐxìng hé liángxīn, bìng yīng yǐ xiōngdì guānxì de jīngshén hùxiāng duìdài.


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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