Writing systems similar to or like Greek alphabet

The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the late ninth or early eighth century BC. Wikipedia

  • Syriac alphabet

    Writing system primarily used to write the Syriac language since the 1st century AD. One of the Semitic abjads descending from the Aramaic alphabet through the Palmyrene alphabet, and shares similarities with the Phoenician, Hebrew, Arabic and the traditional Mongolian scripts. Wikipedia

  • Set of graphic signs based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet This is derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet used by the Etruscans. Several Latin-script alphabets exist, which differ in graphemes, collation and phonetic values from the classical Latin alphabet Wikipedia

  • Latin alphabet

    Writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language. Due to its use in writing Germanic, Romance and other languages first in Europe and then in other parts of the world and due to its use in Romanizing writing of other languages, it has become widespread (see Latin script). Wikipedia

  • Early Cyrillic alphabet

    Writing system that was developed in the First Bulgarian Empire during the late 9th century on the basis of the Greek alphabet for the Slavic peoples living near the Byzantine Empire in South East and Central Europe. To make it possible to have Christian service in Slavic tongue, instead of in Greek, which locals did not understand, and to bring Bulgarian subjects closer to the cultural influence of Christianity, the official religion of the Byzantine Empire. Wikipedia

  • Alphabet of abjad type, consisting of 22 consonant letters only, leaving vowel sounds implicit, although certain late varieties use matres lectionis for some vowels. Its immediate predecessor, the Proto-Canaanite alphabet or early "West Semitic alphabet", used in the final stages of the Late Bronze Age Wikipedia

  • Cyrillic script

    Writing system used for various alphabets across Eurasia and is used as the national script in various Slavic-, Turkic- and Persian-speaking countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Northern Asia. In the 9th century AD the Bulgarian Tsar Simeon I the Great, following the cultural and political course of his father Boris I, commissioned a new Bulgarian script, the Early Cyrillic alphabet, to be made at the Preslav Literary School in the First Bulgarian Empire which would replace the Glagolitic script, produced earlier by Saints Cyril and Methodius and the same disciples that created the new Slavic script in Bulgaria. Wikipedia

  • Aramaic alphabet

    Adapted from the Phoenician alphabet and became a distinct script by the 8th century BC. Used to write the Aramaic language and had displaced the Paleo-Hebrew alphabet, itself a derivative of the Phoenician alphabet, for the writing of Hebrew. Wikipedia

  • Cherokee syllabary

    Syllabary invented by Sequoyah in the late 1810s and early 1820s to write the Cherokee language. Particularly noteworthy as he could not previously read any script. Wikipedia

  • Ottoman Turkish alphabet

    Version of the Perso-Arabic alphabet used to write Ottoman Turkish until 1928, when it was replaced by the Latin-based modern Turkish alphabet. Primarily written in this script, non-Muslim Ottoman subjects sometimes wrote it in other scripts, including the Armenian, Greek, Latin and Hebrew alphabets. Wikipedia

  • Writing system used for writing Arabic and several other languages of Asia and Africa, such as Persian, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Sindhi, Balochi, Pashto, Lurish, Urdu and Mandinka. Also used to write some texts in Spanish. Wikipedia

  • Georgian scripts

    The Georgian scripts are the three writing systems used to write the Georgian language: Asomtavruli, Nuskhuri and Mkhedruli. Although the systems differ in appearance, all three are unicase, their letters share the same names and alphabetical order, and are written horizontally from left to right. Wikipedia

  • Hebrew alphabet

    Abjad script used in the writing of the Hebrew language. Also used in the writing of other Jewish languages, most notably Yiddish, Judaeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Persian. Wikipedia

  • Gothic alphabet

    Alphabet for writing the Gothic language, created in the 4th century by Ulfilas for the purpose of translating the Bible. Essentially an uncial form of the Greek alphabet, with a few additional letters to account for Gothic phonology: Latin F and G, a questionably Runic letter to distinguish the glide from vocalic, and the letter ƕair to express the Gothic labiovelar. Wikipedia

  • Script used for writing the Coptic language. Based on the Greek alphabet augmented by letters borrowed from the Egyptian Demotic and is the first alphabetic script used for the Egyptian language. Wikipedia

  • Bengali alphabet

    Writing system, originating in the Indian subcontinent, for the Bengali language and is the fifth most widely used writing system in the world. Used for other languages like Bishnupriya Manipuri and has historically been used to write Sanskrit within Bengal. Wikipedia

  • Nabataean alphabet

    Abjad that was used by the Nabataeans in the second century BC. Important inscriptions are found in Petra (now in Jordan), the Sinai Peninsula (now part of Egypt), and other archaeological sites including Avdat (now in Israel) and Mada'in Saleh in Saudi Arabia. Wikipedia

  • Manchu alphabet

    Alphabet used to write the now nearly-extinct Manchu language. Used today by the Xibe people, who speak a language considered either as a dialect of Manchu or a closely related, mutually intelligible language. Wikipedia

  • Greek Braille

    Braille alphabet of the Greek language. Based on international braille conventions, generally corresponding to Latin transliteration. Wikipedia

  • Hangul

    The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul in South Korea or Chosŏn'gŭl in North Korea, has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by King Sejong the Great. Official writing system of Korea, both South and North. Wikipedia

  • Ukrainian alphabet

    Set of letters used to write Ukrainian, the official language of Ukraine. One of the national variations of the Cyrillic script. Wikipedia

  • Runes

    Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter. Futhorc or fuþorc (due to sound-changes undergone in Old English by the names of those six letters). Wikipedia

  • Old Hungarian script

    Alphabetic writing system used for writing the Hungarian language. Written using the Latin-based Hungarian alphabet, but the Old Hungarian script is still in use in some communities. Wikipedia

  • Anglo-Saxon runes

    Alphabet in their writing. The characters are known collectively as the futhorc (or fuþorc), from the Old English sound values of the first six runes. Wikipedia

  • Uyghur Arabic alphabet

    Arabic alphabet used for writing the Uyghur language, primarily by Uyghurs living in China. One of several Uyghur alphabets and has been the official alphabet of the Uyghur language since 1982. Wikipedia

  • Old Uyghur alphabet

    Used for writing the Old Uyghur language, a variety of Old Turkic spoken in Turfan and Gansu that is an ancestor of the modern Yugur language. Misleading because the Kingdom of Qocho, the Tocharian-Uyghur kingdom created in 843, originally used the Old Turkic alphabet. Wikipedia

  • Latin alphabet consisting of 26 letters, each having an upper- and lower-case form. It originated around the 7th century from the Latin script. Wikipedia

  • Glagolitic script

    Oldest known Slavic alphabet. Generally agreed to have been created in the 9th century by Saint Cyril, a Byzantine monk from Thessaloniki. Wikipedia

  • Vietnamese alphabet

    Modern writing system for the Vietnamese language. It uses the Latin script, based on its employment in the alphabets of Romance languages, in particular the Portuguese alphabet, with some digraphs and the addition of nine accent marks or diacritics – four of them to create additional sounds, and the other five to indicate the tone of each word. Wikipedia

  • Romanian Cyrillic alphabet

    Cyrillic alphabet that was used to write the Romanian language before the 1860s, when it was officially replaced by a Latin-based Romanian alphabet. Based on the Bulgarian alphabet. Wikipedia

  • Egyptian hieroglyphs

    Egyptian hieroglyphs were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt. Hieroglyphs combined logographic, syllabic and alphabetic elements, with a total of some 1,000 distinct characters. Wikipedia


Sentences forGreek alphabet

  • Latin was written in the Latin alphabet, derived from the Etruscan alphabet, which was in turn drawn from the Greek alphabet and ultimately the Phoenician alphabet.Latin-Wikipedia
  • Its writing system has been the Greek alphabet for the major part of its history; other systems, such as Linear B and the Cypriot syllabary, were used previously.Greek language-Wikipedia
  • Around the same time that the Homeric epics were composed, the Greek alphabet was introduced; the earliest surviving inscriptions date from around 750 BC.Classics-Wikipedia
  • Beginning in the 8th century BC, however, the Greek alphabet became standard, albeit with some variation among dialects.Ancient Greek-Wikipedia
  • After textualisation, the poems were each divided into 24 rhapsodes, today referred to as books, and labelled by the letters of the Greek alphabet.Homer-Wikipedia
  • The Arabic alphabet derives from the Aramaic through Nabatean, to which it bears a loose resemblance like that of Coptic or Cyrillic scripts to Greek script.Arabic-Wikipedia
  • The nations were arranged according to Greek alphabet making Finland, Fiji, Chile, and Hong Kong the last four to enter the stadium before the Greek delegation.2004 Summer Olympics-Wikipedia
  • Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter organization established for African Americans, was founded at Cornell in 1906.Cornell University-Wikipedia
  • Following the Greek Dark Ages, from which written records are absent, the Greek alphabet appears in the 9th-8th century BC.Greeks-Wikipedia
  • It is derived from the Greek uncial script letters, augmented by ligatures and consonants from the older Glagolitic alphabet for sounds not found in Greek.Cyrillic script-Wikipedia
  • The "Proteobacteria" are divided into nine classes with validly published names, referred to by the Greek letters alpha through zeta, the Acidithiobacillia, Hydrogenophilalia, and Oligoflexia.Proteobacteria-Wikipedia
  • In addition to the modern Russian alphabet, Unicode (and thus UTF-8) encodes the Early Cyrillic alphabet (which is very similar to the Greek alphabet), as well as all other Slavic and non-Slavic but Cyrillic-based alphabets.Russian language-Wikipedia
  • The three official alphabets of the European Union (Cyrillic, Latin, and modern Greek) all derive from the Archaic Greek scripts.European Union-Wikipedia
  • Coptic is a modified Greek alphabet with the addition of some Demotic signs.Ancient Egypt-Wikipedia
  • The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet.Latin-Wikipedia
  • Its alphabet was based on the Etruscan alphabet, which was in turn based on the Greek alphabet.Ancient Rome-Wikipedia
  • Greece became divided into small self-governing communities, and adopted the Phoenician alphabet, modifying it to create the Greek alphabet.Aegean Sea-Wikipedia
  • As the first collegiate organization of its type to adopt a Greek-letter name, the Phi Beta Kappa is generally considered a forerunner of modern college fraternities as well as the model for later collegiate honorary societies.Phi Beta Kappa-Wikipedia
  • Other early inscriptions, appearing from the early La Tène period in the area of Massilia, are in Gaulish, which was written in the Greek alphabet until the Roman conquest.Celts-Wikipedia
  • With the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union on 1 January 2007, Cyrillic became the third official script of the European Union, following Latin and Greek.Cyrillic script-Wikipedia
  • After conquering the Indo-Greeks, the Kushan empire took over Greco-Buddhism, the Greek language, Greek script, Greek coinage and artistic styles.Hellenistic period-Wikipedia
  • The lower-case script for the Greek alphabet has its origins in the 7th century and acquired its quadrilinear form (that is, characterized by ascenders and descenders ) in the 8th century.Letter case-Wikipedia
  • Cyrillic is derived from the Greek uncial script, augmented by letters from the older Glagolitic alphabet, including some ligatures.Cyrillic script-Wikipedia
  • Originally, the Tosk dialect was written in the Greek alphabet and the Gheg dialect was written in the Latin script.Albanian language-Wikipedia
  • With the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union on 1 January 2007, Cyrillic became the third official script of the European Union, following the Latin and Greek scripts.Bulgarian language-Wikipedia
  • He recognised the rank of varietas (botanical "variety", a rank below that of species and subspecies) and he indicated these varieties with letters of the Greek alphabet, such as α, β, and λ, before the varietal name, rather than using the abbreviation "var."Cultivar-Wikipedia
  • Eastern Europe is Orthodox and uses the Greek alphabet or Cyrillic script.Western Europe-Wikipedia
  • Languages that use the Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Coptic, Armenian, Adlam, Warang Citi, Cherokee, and Osage scripts use letter cases in their written form as an aid to clarity and legibility.Letter case-Wikipedia
  • In 863 C.E. the brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius, the Byzantine Empire's "Apostles to the Slavs", began translating parts of the Bible into the Old Church Slavonic language, using the Glagolitic script that they had devised, based on the Greek alphabet.Translation-Wikipedia
  • There are five types of mammalian Ig heavy chain denoted by the Greek letters: α, δ, ε, γ, and μ.Antibody-Wikipedia

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