Kjaalekul Kjaalekul

The Kjaalekul (Old Hand) script was invented by Matt Ward as a ceremonial script for his conlang, Ulmaak. It is an Abugida and is written vertically. He started working on it in late 2016 and finished in late 2017. Vulcan inspired some of the original consonants, but the actual way to write it is not set - this causes up to five different ways to write one consonant-vowel pair. The connection of the glyphs is not mandatory in larger texts but helps with aesthetic effect when done correctly.

Notable Features

Kjaalekul script

Kjaalekul script

Note: sounds can be manipulated, for example: K can be /k/, /x/, /ʢ/, /ʕ/, /ʡ/, /χ/ etc.

Download an alphabet chart for Kjaalekul (Excel)

Sample text

Sample text in Kjaalekul

Transliteration

Gifgijkaqatidvuvggaaekagvatyygvatjan. Suptaamkaqagumgijyfdyv, gijkaqqelekqubraatriuudspyrt.

Translation

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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