Kibat Kibat

Kibat was invented by Lesley Housten C Kibat as an alternative way to write Kadazandusun (either Central Dusun or Coastal Kadazan). The script is adapted from the Roman script, Jawi (Arabic script) and influenced by Brahmi script. It consists of 16 consonants and 3 regular vowels. The Kibat numerals are similar with Kibat Abada numerals

Notable features

Kibat syllabary for Central Dusun

Kibat syllabary for Central Dusun

Kibat syllabary for Coastal Kadazan

Kibat syllabary for Coastal Kadazan


Kibat numerals

Sample text (Expanded version)

Kibat sample text (Expanded version)

Sample text (Complex version (unvocalized))

Kibat sample text (Complex version (unvocalized))


Nosusu no do tuhun ngaavi i koidu om kopiagahan doid kotinguhan om sanganu. Kikasaavan om topiumanan ginavo zioho om minooi o tumindak id piahatan do iso suvai do sunduvan i kopiobpinazan.


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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