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
ARABIC LETTER SHEEN - used to represent /s/ or /ʃ/ in many Arabic-based writing systems. Historically also used to represent an unknown quantity in an algebraic equation, in the same way that x is used in Latin-based scripts.
Korean- the national language of Korea, and one of the 1% of living languages classified as 'isolates', i.e. having no demonstrable genetic connection to any other language. Written with the Hangul script.
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