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    The Gothic alphabet is an alphabet for writing the Gothic language, created in the 4th century by Ulfilas (or Wulfila) for the purpose of translating the Christian Bible. The alphabet is essentially an uncial form of the Greek alphabet, with a few additional letters to account for Gothic phonology: Latin F, two Runic letters to distinguish the /j/ and /w/ glides from vocalic /i/ and /u/, and the ƕair letter to express the Gothic labiovelar.

    runic alphabets which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet

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    The Greek alphabet is the script that has been used to write the Greek language since the 8th century BC. It was derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet. In its classical and modern form, the alphabet has 24 letters, ordered from alpha to omega. The Greek originally had only a single form of each letter; it developed the distinction between upper case and lower. The letter sigma ⟨Σ⟩ has two different lowercase forms, ⟨σ⟩ and ⟨ς⟩, with ⟨ς⟩ being used in word-final position and ⟨σ⟩ elsewhere.

    The Ogham. ( pronounced OH-am or OH-yam ) , is also know as the Druid's Alphabet. The letters correspond to their 20 sacred trees. The 25-letter alphabet was supposedly inspired by Ogma, god of eloquence. The letters are strung together along a central line, either vertically or horizontally, in which case the letters are rotated.


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    Norse Runes: Futhark Runic Alphabet - uthark is the name given to a group of runic alphabets. Norse runes were letters used in ancient Germanic languages before the Roman script was adopted. Futhark was used for a long period of time by various peoples to write various languages. Its earlier version is known as the Elder Futhark. Later variant is known as the Younger Futhark. The word Futhark is formed after the first six runes in the run ...

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    Etruscan Alphabet. The first alphabet was invented by Semitic-speakers in the ancient Near East, though the Caananite and later Phoenician alphabets had only consonants, and no vowels. The Greeks derived their alphabet from the Phoenicians and added vowels, producing the first true alphabet. A western variety of the Greek alphabet was carried by the Euboean Greeks to Italy, and the Etruscans acquired the alphabet from them. The Etruscans in turn passed on the alphabet to the Romans.

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    Neo Tifinagh alphabet is thought to have derived from the ancient Berber script. The name Tifinagh possibly means 'the Phoenician letters', or possibly from the phrase tifin negh, which means 'our invention'. Since September 2003, the Tifinagh alphabet have been taught in schools to write Tamazight with the Tifinagh alphabet. It is also used by the Tuareg, particularly the women, for private notes, love letters and in decoration. For public purposes, the Arabic alphabet is normally used.

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    Each letter of Phoenician gave way to a new form in its daughter scripts. Left to right: Latin, Greek, Phoenician, Hebrew, Arabic.


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    All the letters of the Hebrew alphabet can be found in the Star of David. NEAT!

    Greek Goddesses Names and Meanings | alphabet, comes from the names of the first two letters of the Greek ...

    Alcuin Manuscript, 9th Century. “In Codex Sangallensis 270 are to be found several varieties of Runic cypher - Isruna, Lagoruna, Ilahalruna, Stofruna - the solution of which demands a knowledge of the exact position of each letter in the alphabet….” Image Source: www.e-codices.uni... Text source: Runic and Heroic Poems of the Old Teutonic Peoples, Bruce Dickins, 1915