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Dscript is a new form of written script based on the Roman alphabet invented by Matthew DeBlock. It uses the standard 26 letter Roman alphabet also used for the English language.

What makes Dscript unique is that unlike other forms of Roman alphabet script it makes very little effort to have its characters resemble their original form, instead it focuses on conserving pen strokes and a cursive-like connection of all words. There has also been considerable effort put into other aspects, such as aesthetic appearance, avoidance of ambiguity and, possibly most important, its ability to be clearly and easy written and read both vertically and horizontally.

Dscript combines all the letters of a word in what often appears to be a single symbol, similar to Chinese characters except that longer words tend to seem "stretched" (tall in the vertical form and wide in the horizontal form).

Notable features

Dscript

Dscript chart

Numerals

Dscript numerals (base 10/16)

Sample text

Sample text in Dscript (Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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)

Link

Dscript website
http://dscript.org

Wirescript - 3D version of Dscript
http://www.dscript.org/wirescript-2d-3d-writing-system

Dscript tutorials on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/user/freedscript/videos

Also by Matthew DeBlock

Nail Script, Cscript (PDF)

Other constructed scripts


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