Pictonote Pictonote

Pictonote is a logographic script created by Maciej Zajaczkowski. It was originally developed as a writing system for faster note taking by creating a characters few few strokes - usually 6 or less. It contains a high proportion of technical vocabulary from science and engineering. The writing system further evolved to become its own language with its own grammar.

Notable features (Pictonote script)

Notable features (Pictonote language)


Phonology and Conceptual Alphabet

Pictonote - Phonology and Conceptual Alphabet


Pictonote - tones and logograms inspired by Chinese

Highly Abstract Characters

Pictonote - highly abstract characters

Sample text

Sample text in Pictonote

Transcription (IPA)

Jwadi pɔɡe pɔz ɮɔ pɔtsɨŋpɔ pɔz kaxpɔʑiʑiɲi pɔlzpɔ bwu-pɔjipwa tsɨpɔʑɡɛ pɔz klaj-mlɔɡ. pɔɡɛtɨpɛda klaj-ɳa klajpɛ bwarɛtspɔ pɔz bwaɮatslaʑ tɨpɛ-pɔz vivwa ɳɔk ʂatɨpɔ tɔɹə klajrə xɛɲ-ɳa ɮɛmtsɬɛ jwɛpɔgɛɲ-ʑi.


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)

More details about Pictonote (PDF)

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