Constructed scripts for natural languages

These scripts were created by visitors to Omniglot as alternative ways to write existing languages.

Constructed scripts for: Ainu | Arabic | Chinese languages | Dutch | English | Hawaiian | Japanese | Korean | Malay & Indonesian | Persian | Russian | Sanskrit | Spanish | Tagalog | Taino | Turkish | Vietnamese | Welsh | Other natural languages | Colour-based scripts | Tactile scripts | Phonetic/universal scripts | Constructed scripts for constructed languages | Adaptations of existing alphabets | Fictional alphabets | Magical alphabets | A-Z index | How to submit a constructed script


Constructed scripts for Chinese languages

Cantonese Grid Script
Cantonese Grid Script

(Cantonese)
ㆼㆲˊ ㄉㄨㄥ 户ㄚ˪ ㄗㄩ˫ 廴ㆿㆬ ㄈㄨˋ ㄏㄛ˪ (廣東話注音符號)
Cantonese Phonetic Symbols (廣東話注音符號)

(Cantonese)
Cǎo Yīn Zì (草音字)
Cǎo Yīn Zì (草音字)

(Mandarin)
Geyinzi (革音字)
Géyīnzì (革音字)

(Mandarin)
Hàn Yīnbīao (汉音标)
Hàn Yīnbīao (汉音标)

(Mandarin)
Hanyinwen (汉音文)
Hanyinwen (汉音文)

(Mandarin)
Jǐngbǔ script/井卜文
井卜文 (Jǐngbǔ script)

(Mandarin)
Jyutcitzi (粵切字)
Jyutcitzi (粵切字)

(Cantonese)
Lóngwén (龙文)
Lóngwén (龙文)

(Mandarin)
New Hanyu Pinyin
New Hanyu Pinyin

(Mandarin)
Taichuan alphabet
Taichuan alphabet

(Mandarin)
Third-round Simplified Chinese (第三次汉字简化方案)
Third-round Simplified Chinese
(第三次汉字简化方案)
Tangish alphabet
Tangish

(Mandarin)
十丁文字 (shídīng wénzì)
十丁文字 (shídīng wénzì)

(Mandarin)
Touq Tsh'c (涂字)
Touq Tsh'c (涂字)

(Yueyang)
Xiě Yùn (写韵)
Xiě Yùn (写韵)

(Mandarin)
ZhongHua Yu Zi (中华语字)
ZhongHua Yu Zi
(中华语字)

(Mandarin)


Chinese pages

Written Chinese: Oracle Bone Script, Simplified characters, Bopomofo, Types of characters, Structure of written Chinese, Evolution of characters, How the Chinese script works, Xiao'erjing, General Chinese

Spoken Chinese: Mandarin, Dungan, Wu, Shanghainese, Wenzhounese, Yue, Cantonese, Weitou, Min, Jian'ou, Taiwanese, Teochew, Fuzhounese, Puxian, Hakka, Xiang, Gan, How many people speak Chinese?

Other Chinese pages: Chinese numbers (數碼) | Chinese classifiers (量詞) | Electronic dictionaries | Chinese links | Books: Chinese characters and calligraphy | Cantonese | Mandarin, Shanghainese, Hokkien and Taiwanese

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Other sites featuring constructed scripts

http://www.evertype.com/standards/csur/
http://skyknowledge.com/orthographies.htm
https://www.reddit.com/r/neography/
https://www.reddit.com/r/conscript/
https://www.reddit.com/r/conscripts/

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Writing systems

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