Coillic (Койллик)

Coillic is a way to write Irish with the Cyrillic alphabet devised by Lenny Bright. He finds Irish spelling rather complicated, and thought that writing Irish with the Cyrillic alphabet might make it easier to read.

Coillic alphabet

Coillic alphabet

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Sample text

Сӑо̆лӑитӗӑр нӑ дӑо̆йнӗ ўйлӗ сӑо̆р ӑгўс ко̆мьйо̆нӑнн йнӑ дъинйт ӑгўс йнӑ къӗӑртӑ. Та бўӑ ӑн реӑсуйн ӑгўс ӑн кьо̆йнсяӑсӑ ӑкў ӑгўс длид яд фейн д'йо̆мpӑр дӗ мьӗо̆н брайтьрӗӑкьӑйс й лӗйть ӑ кьейлӗ.


Saolaítear na daoine uile saor agus comhionann ina ndínit agus ina gcearta. Tá bua an réasúin agus an choinsiasa acu agus dlíd iad féin d'iompar de mheon bráithreachais i leith a chéile.


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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