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Għasel (Γ'ασελ)

Għasel is a way of writing Maltese with the Greek alphabet devised by Lenny Bright, who is pround of his Maltese heritage, and wanted to see if it was possible to write a semitic language with the Greek alphabet. The name Għasel means honey in Greek.

Notable features

Għasel alphabet

Għasel alphabet

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Sample text

Ἰλ-βνεδμιν κολληα ιἰτϝιιλδυ η'ιἰλσα ὐ ὐγϝαλι φιδ-δινιιτα ὐ δ-δριττιι’ιετ. Ηυμα μογ'νιια βιρ-ῤαγγυνι ὐ βιλ-κυξιενψα ὐ γ'ἀνδηομ ἰγιβυ ῤυη'ηομ μα' ξυλξιν βι σπιρτυ τα' ἀη'ϝα.

Transliteration

Il-bnedmin kollha jitwieldu ħielsa u ugwali fid-dinjità u d-drittijiet. Huma mogħnija bir-raġuni u bil-kuxjenza u għandhom igibu ruħhom ma' xulxin bi spirtu ta' aħwa.

Translation

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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Adapted scripts by Lenny Bright

Coillic, Cornogham, Għasel, Iwerzoneg Skritur, Neo-Gothic, Quechuan Ogham

Other adaptations of alphabets


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