Latvilica (Латвилица)

Latvilica is a way to write Latvian with the Cyrillic alphabet. It was created by Wojciech Grala to make Latvian easier to read for Russian speakers. It consists of letters from the Russian, Ukrainian and Macedonian alphabets.

Latvilica - Cyrillic alphabet for Latvian

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Sample text in Latvilica

Виси цилвеьки пиеѕимст бриьви ун виенлиьѕиьги саваь пашциењаь ун тиесиьбаьс. Вињи ир апвелтиьти ар сапраьту ун сирдсапзињу, ун вињием яьизтурас цитам прет циту браьлиьбас гараь.

Standard Latvian version

Visi cilvēki piedzimst brīvi un vienlīdzīgi savā pašcieņā un tiesībās. Viņi ir apveltīti ar saprātu un sirdsapziņu, un viņiem jāizturas citam pret citu brālības garā.


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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