Súrat Bisáyâ    Súrat Bisáyâ

Súrat Bisáyâ was devised by Qara (ᜑᜍ), formerly Zurocha (ᜇᜓᜍᜓᜆ᜔ᜌ), from the Philippines in 2011-2012, and extensively modified in 2023. It is based primarily on Visayan variants of Baybayin, with influences from Hanunó'o, Kana and Kulitan.

It is named Súrat Bisáyâ because it was developed first and foremost for the Bisaya (Cebuano) language, but can also be used to write any language that can be reasonably represented within the limitations of the script. It is also known as Ang Súrat Bisáyâ ni Qara or Ang Binadlit ni Qara.

Notable features

Súrat Bisáyâ script

Súrat Bisáyâ script


Sample text in Súrat Bisáyâ

Súrat Bisáyâ sample text


Ang tanang katáwhan gipakatáw nga adúnay kagawásan ‘g managsáma s’ kabilihun. Sila gigasáhan s’ salabútan ‘g tanlag ‘g mag-ilhanay ísip managsúun s’ usa’g-usa.


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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