Avestan for English Avestan for English

Avestan for English is an alternative way to write English with the Avestan script invented by David Bailey. He devised the system after noting the similarities between the Avestan language and English, particularly the rich consonant and vowel inventory, which lends itself well to representing the many varieties of spoken English.

Notable features

Avestan for English

Avestan for English

Notes

Sample text

Sample text in the Avestan for English

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)

Information about Avestan

Avestan fonts

The font used in the charts above is Avestan2 © Ian James, which can be purchased for A$5.00
http://skyknowledge.com/new-avestan.htm

The Google Noto project has a freeware Unicode Avestan font
https://www.google.com/get/noto/#sans-avst

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