Armeno-Turkish (Էրմէնի խարֆլի Թիւրգչէ)

The Armeno-Turkish alphabet that was a way to write Ottoman Turkish with the Armenian alphabet used until 1928, when the Latin alphabet was adopted for Turkish. Armeno-Turkish was used by ethnic Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, and also by the non-Armenian Ottoman Turkish elite. It appeared in official Ottoman documnets alongside the Arabic script.

The name "Armeno-Turkish" was coined by an American reporter in 1864. In Ottoman Turkish it was known as Ermeni harfli Türkçe (Էրմէնի խարֆլի Թիւրգչէ).

Armeno-Turkish alphabet

Armeno-Turkish alphabet

Notes

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Sample text

Պիւթիւն ինսանլար հիւր, հայսիեէթ վէ հագլար պագըմընտան էշիթ տօղարլար։ Ագըլ վէ վիճտանա սահիփթիրլէր վէ պիրպիրլէրինէ գարշը գարտէշլիք զիհնիեէթի իլէ հարէքէթ էթմէլիտիրլէր։

Corrections by Anıl Öztürk

Transliteration

Bütün insanlar hür, haysiyet ve haklar bakımından eşit doğarlar. Akıl ve vicdana sahiptirler ve birbirlerine karşı kardeşlik zihniyeti ile hareket etmelidirler.

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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Links

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armeno-Turkish_alphabet
https://tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ermeni harfli Türkçe

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Language written with the Armenian alphabet

Armenian (Eastern and Western), Armeno-Turkish

Page created: 02.07.23. Last modified: 19.08.23

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