Common Syllabics   Common Syllabics

Common Syllabics was created by Jonathon Grimes during the early 1990s to write the main language used in a role playing game: Common. Jonathon modelled Common Syllabics on the Cree syllabary and on the Devanagari alphabet.

Notable features

  • Written from left to right in horizontal lines
  • Diacritics are added to the basic consonant symbols to indicate different vowel sounds.

Common Syllabics

Common Syllabics

Common Syllabics

Sample text in Common Syllabics

Sample text in Common Syllabics

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)

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