The modern Hylian script (hairiamoji) appears in the Nintendo game: The legend of Zelda, the Wind Waker and was developed by an unknown graphics artist at Nintendo. In the game the script is used in the islands of what used to be Hyrule at least several centuries after the game The Ocarina of Time was set. The script has a very angular and rectangular appearance and is syllabic like the old Hylian script. The modern script also retains a few of the character forms of old Hylian. Unlike old Hylian, the modern script has a system of distinguishing voiced and voiceless consonants. It also has four punctuation marks and a set of numerals.
Japanese and Hylian (hairiago), a fictional language spoken in the islands of the World of Hyrule by the races of Hyrule.
Vowel lengthener as used in katakana
Period (placed to the bottom right of the final symbol in sentence)
Comma (placed on the centerline of a line of text with equal spacing between the separated clauses)
Quotation marks and/or brackets (parentheses)
The information on this page was put together by Greig Isles.
Information about the Hylian Language
Constructed scripts for: Ainu | Arabic | Chinese languages | Dutch | English | Hawaiian | Japanese | Korean | Russian | Sanskrit | Spanish | Tagalog | Turkish | Vietnamese | Welsh | Other natural languages | Colour-based scripts | Phonetic/universal scripts | Constructed scripts for constructed languages | Adaptations of existing alphabets | Fictional alphabets | Magical alphabets | A-Z index | How to submit a constructed script
Why not share this page:
If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.
Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.