Writing systems similar to or like Latin alphabet

Writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Used to write the Lydian language. Related to the East Greek alphabet, but it has unique features. Wikipedia

  • Greek alphabet

    The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the late ninth or early eighth century BC. Derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and was the first alphabetic script in history to have distinct letters for vowels as well as consonants. 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

  • 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

  • One of the suyat writing systems of the Philippines used by the Tagbanwa people as their ethnic writing system and script. The Tagbanwa languages (Aborlan, Calamian and Central), which are Austronesian languages with about 25,000 total speakers in the central and northern regions of Palawan, are dying out as the younger generations of Tagbanwa are learning and using non-traditional languages, such as Cuyonon and Tagalog, thus becoming less knowledgeable of their own indigenous cultural heritage. Wikipedia

  • Brahmi script

    Oldest known writing system of Ancient India, with the possible exception of the undeciphered Indus script. Abugida that thrived in the Indian subcontinent and uses a system of diacritical marks to associate vowels with consonant symbols. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Khmer script

    Abugida (alphasyllabary) script used to write the Khmer language (the official language of Cambodia). Also used to write Pali in the Buddhist liturgy of Cambodia and Thailand. Wikipedia

  • Cuneiform

    One of the earliest systems of writing, invented by Sumerians in ancient Mesopotamia. Distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. Wikipedia

  • Pyu script

    Writing system used to write the Pyu language, an extinct Sino-Tibetan language that was mainly spoken in present-day central Burma. Based on the Brahmi-based scripts of both north and south India. Wikipedia

  • Batak script

    Writing system used to write the Austronesian Batak languages spoken by several million people on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The script may be derived from the Kawi and Pallava script, ultimately derived from the Brahmi script of India, or from the hypothetical Proto-Sumatran script influenced by Pallava. Wikipedia

  • Hieratic

    Cursive writing system used for Ancient Egyptian, and the principal script used to write that language from its development in the 33rd century BCE until the rise of Demotic in the mid 1st millennium BCE. Primarily written in ink with a reed pen on papyrus. Wikipedia

  • Writing system used in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. Used to write the Malayalam language. 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

  • Miꞌkmaq hieroglyphic writing

    Writing system and memory aid used by the Miꞌkmaq, a First Nations people of the east coast of Canada. The missionary-era glyphs were logograms, with phonetic elements used alongside (Schmidt & Marshall 1995), which included logographic, alphabetic, and ideographic information. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Caucasian Albanian script

    Alphabetic writing system used by the Caucasian Albanians, one of the ancient and indigenous Northeast Caucasian peoples whose territory comprised parts of present-day Azerbaijan and Daghestan. One of only two indigenous scripts ever developed for speakers of indigenous Caucasian languages to represent any of their languages, the other being the Georgian script. Wikipedia


Sentences forLatin alphabet

  • The Roman or Latin alphabet is the most widely used writing system in the world used by the greatest number of languages.Rome-Wikipedia
  • Since the ninth century, English has been written in a Latin alphabet (also called Roman alphabet).English language-Wikipedia
  • The country switched to the Latin alphabet after being Christianized under the reign of Stephen I of Hungary (1000–1038).Hungary-Wikipedia
  • The government announced in January 2015 that the Latin alphabet will replace Cyrillic as the writing system for the Kazakh language by 2025.Kazakhstan-Wikipedia
  • These were eventually superseded by the Pilipino Alphabet and by the 28-letter, Modern Filipino Alphabet, which adds Ñ and the native Ng to the standard, 26-letter Latin alphabet.Romanization-Wikipedia
  • It is the only official national language and since 1992 is officially written in the Latin alphabet.Uzbekistan-Wikipedia
  • The three official alphabets of the European Union (Cyrillic, Latin, and modern Greek) all derive from the Archaic Greek scripts.European Union-Wikipedia
  • The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet.Latin-Wikipedia
  • German is written in the Latin alphabet.German language-Wikipedia
  • Its first major official language is Uzbek, a Turkic language written in the Latin alphabet and spoken natively by approximately 85% of the population.Uzbekistan-Wikipedia
  • The Latin alphabet was devised from the Etruscan alphabet.Latin-Wikipedia
  • It is written in an adapted version of the Roman script.Lithuania-Wikipedia
  • The official Latin alphabet abbreviation for Beijing is "BJ".Beijing-Wikipedia
  • Latin script was introduced and adopted in 1928, and was subsequently replaced on Stalin's orders by Cyrillic script in 1941.Kyrgyzstan-Wikipedia
  • Early computer systems were limited to the characters in the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII), a subset of the Latin alphabet.Internet-Wikipedia
  • Two alphabets used in Yugoslavia were: the Latin alphabet and the Cyrillic script.Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia-Wikipedia
  • Japanese writing uses kanji (Chinese characters) and two sets of kana (syllabaries based on cursive script and radical of kanji), as well as the Latin alphabet and Arabic numerals.Japan-Wikipedia
  • The Constitution of 1994 stated that the national language of the Republic of Moldova was Moldovan, and its writing is based on the Latin alphabet.Moldova-Wikipedia
  • It was also through Irish Christian missionaries that the Latin alphabet was introduced and adapted for the writing of Old English, replacing the earlier runic system.Old English-Wikipedia
  • Its alphabet was based on the Etruscan alphabet, which was in turn based on the Greek alphabet.Ancient Rome-Wikipedia
  • The colonial era codices contain not only Aztec pictograms, but also Classical Nahuatl (in the Latin alphabet), Spanish, and occasionally Latin.Indigenous peoples of the Americas-Wikipedia
  • The Maltese alphabet consists of 30 letters based on the Latin alphabet, including the diacritically altered letters ż, ċ and ġ, as well as the letters għ, ħ, and ie.Malta-Wikipedia
  • To distinguish the two, during the Soviet period, Moldovan was written in the Cyrillic alphabet, in contrast with Romanian, which since 1860 had been written in the Latin alphabet.Moldova-Wikipedia
  • Since the late 18th century, Sanskrit has been transliterated using the Latin alphabet.Sanskrit-Wikipedia
  • With Christianity, Poland also adopted the Latin alphabet, which made it possible to write down Polish, which until then had existed only as a spoken language.Polish language-Wikipedia
  • Malayalam has been written in other scripts like Roman, Syriac and Arabic.Malayalam-Wikipedia
  • When people from areas using Eastern naming order write their personal name in the Latin alphabet, it is common to reverse the order of the given and family names for the convenience of Westerners, so that they know which name is the family name for official/formal purposes.Surname-Wikipedia
  • From around the 8th century, the runic system came to be supplanted by a (minuscule) half-uncial script of the Latin alphabet introduced by Irish Christian missionaries.Old English-Wikipedia
  • The customs, religion, law, technology, architecture, political system, military, literature, languages, alphabet, government and many factors and aspects of western civilization are all inherited from Roman advancements.Ancient Rome-Wikipedia
  • Dutch is a monocentric language, with all speakers using the same standard form (authorized by the Dutch Language Union) based on a Dutch orthography employing the Latin alphabet when writing.Dutch language-Wikipedia

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