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Christish, Tangish and Taichuanish

Square Alphabet for English (Christish)    Square Alphabet for English (Christish)

The Square Alphabet for English was invented by Christopher Yale Tang (唐泰川) during a boring politics lesson in 2002. He had been wanting to create a secret writing system for quite a while and just started doodling. The name of the script comes from Christopher's English name and it can be used to write English, French and almost all Latin-alphabet-based languages. Christopher and a number of his friends use Christish to write letters and messages to each other.

Square Alphabet

Square Alphabet

Sample text

Sample text in the Square Alphabet

Transliteration

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)


Tangish    Tangish

Christopher found that some of his friends were struggling with English and French, so adapted Christish to write Chinese. The Chinese version is known as Tangish - the name comes from his Chinese surname (唐).

Tangish alphabet

Sample text

Sample text in Tangish

Chinese version

人人生而自由,在尊严和权利上一律平等。他们赋有理性和良心,并应以兄弟关系的精神互相对待。

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)


Taichuan alphabet    Taichuan alphabet

The Taichuan alphabet is another alternative alphabet for Chinese invented by Christopher Yale Tang in 2002. It is based on Tangish, but is more rounded and with fewer letters. The name comes from Christopher's Chinese given name (泰川).

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Taichuan alphabet

Sample text

Sample text in the Taichuan alphabet

Chinese version

人人生而自由,在尊严和权利上一律平等。他们赋有理性和良心,并应以兄弟关系的精神互相对待。

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)


If you have any questions about these alphabets, you can contact Christopher at tangtaichuan[at]yahoo[dot]com[dot]cn

Other scripts invented by Christopher Yale Tang (唐泰川)

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