2013.07.10 We have added a new tab to writing system and character pages to show grapheme and phoneme
information. Currently we only have data for a handful of languages, such as Spanish; if you can help us by providing grapheme and phoneme
data for a language, please get in touch!
We have also improved the presentation of pages for retired language codes such as Wirangu (wiw).
2013.03.05 If you know the inventory of characters required by a particular writing system, we have a nice new interface for submitting that information. We have also added transliteration information for a number of scripts. The search function has been enhanced to ignore diacritics (so a search for 'Bete' will find 'Bété').
2012.09.12 Case mappings have been added to our character pages, whilst our language pages have been greatly enhanced with links to other linguistic websites.
ScriptSource contains over 125,000 pages, covering
110489 characters and sequences
7781 languages and groups
4652 writing systems
1575 contributed entries
1188 reference sources
Nicaraguan Sign Language - spontaneously developed by deaf children in Nicaragua in the 1970s and widely cited as evidence for an innate human 'Language Instinct'. Written using SignWriting and believed to have the largest library of texts in any sign language.
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