Burmish (ဗးမိၩ)

Burmish is a way to write English using the Burmese script invented by Marc Harder after being fascinated by the shapes of the letters. The letters of the script can be broken down into four categories; onset consonant letters, vowel diacritics, coda consonant diacritics, and "other", which affect the syllable structure in different ways.

Burmish

Burmish

Notes

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Sample text in Burmish

အာႜ ဟီူမၳ ဗီငႃ အာႊ ဗဵႊႋ ဖြီ ႟ အီကျြၲ ငႋ ဒိၨနိတီ ႟ ရီုႃၪ။ ဆဲ အာႊ အေႋဒုာႛ ဝိၤ ရီဇၳ ႟ ကာႋခှၳ ႟ ခဴႛ အံၬၪ တဝဵႃႊႛ ဝုႋ အနုဆး ငႋ အ ပီါရိၪ အၠု ဗြုဆးဟဴႛ။

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)

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