Kitba ġdida (𐊽𐊹𐊭𐋌𐤠 𐋇𐊾𐊹𐊾𐤠)

Kitba ġdida is an alternative way to write Maltese devised by Lenny Bright to celebrate his Maltese heritage. It is based on Carian, Luwian amd Lycian scripts, which were used in western Anatolia (part of modern Turkey) mainly in the 1st millenium BC.

Notable features

Kitba ġdida alphabet

Kitba ġdida alphabet

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Sample text

Sample text in Kitba ġdida


Il-bnedmin kollha jitwieldu ħielsa u ugwali fid-dinjità u d-drittijiet. Huma mogħnija bir-raġuni u bil-kuxjenza u għandhom inġibu ruħhom ma' xulxin bi spirtu ta' aħwa.


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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