Triroglyphs is a alternative script for German and English
devised by Hans Schülein and a friend. They invented it
out of boredom, out of a need and desire to communicate secretly,
and because it looked cool. It is easiest written on graph paper,
where it was first constructed
- Type of writing system: alphabet
- Direction of writing: left to right in vertical columns.
- Used to write: German and English
- Each letter has a three digit number combination in base three. The first versions were randomly assigned, but subsequent versions were ordered alphabetically.
- Each word consists of a triangle, a big one for a word starting with an upper case letter, and a small one for a word starting with a lower case letter.
- Each word ends with a small dot. If there is no dot the word continues in the next column.
Sample text in Triroglyphs
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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