"Ecta" is the alphabetic representation of the Cadim language. Carl Buck invented Ecta and Cadim for use in a fictional nation that is under development.
When other sounds are written, they may be specified with the use of a gec.
Each vowel has an alternate form used primarily when Ecta is written in the short form.
The nuktam, or points (marks) are diacritics used to mark vowels.
The nukta are used primarily when the vowel falls within the word and not when the vowel begins or ends the word.
The gecat, used to mark numbers when placed before (to the left) of the appropriate grapheme.
The gec ala, used to alter the phonetic values when placed above the appropriate grapheme.
The gec tahet, used to alter the phonetic values when placed below the appropriate grapheme.
The ligature alem [a:l] is included in the primary collating sequence because this rounds off the number of base graphemes to 20 for easier memorization.
The ecta script in order along with each graphemes' Gematria value.
Written out in full text, including full vowel forms, using only punctuation.
Written more stylistically, using nukta, and linking many letters in a pseudo-cursive way.
Kularenat nacum hurua u egal mita uradeya u hakat.
all-person-PL be-born-3PL free and equal with worth-abstract and right-PL
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
(Part of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about Cadim and Ecta
If you have any questions about Ecta, you can contact Carl at: cfbuckjr[at]gmail[dot]com
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