Cornogham (᚛ᚉᚑᚏᚅᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜)

Cornogham is a way to write Cornish with the Ogham alphabet devised by Lenny Bright. Cornish is his favourite Celtic language, and he really like the Ogham alphabet, so decided to put them together.

Notable features

Cornogham alphabet

This chart shows the vertical and horizontal versions of the letters.

Cornogham alphabet

Download an alphabet chart for Cornogham

Sample texts

Sample text in Cornogham


Rydhses Rag Kernow Lemmyn.


Freedom For Cornwall Now.

Sample text in Cornogham


Pub den oll yw genys rydh hag kehaval yn dynita ha gwiryow. Yth yns i kemynnys gans reson ha kowses hag y tal dhedha gul dhe unn orth y gila yn spyrys a vrederedh.


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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Adapted scripts by Lenny Bright

Chahta' Ogham, Coillic, Cornogham, Għasel, Iwerzoneg Skritur, Kitba ġdida, Neo-Gothic, Quechuan Ogham

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