MaharlikeñoMaharlikeño

Maharlikeño is a new way to write for Filipino / Tagalog created by Kirk Mifrano. He thinks that the Baybayin script is to big and bulky for everyday use and takes too long to write, so came up with a version that is easier to write. It is based on the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic alphabets and can be written in two styles: a Gothic style (shown below), a more rounded style similar to Burmese. It can also be written cursively to make it easier to write by hand.

Notable features

Maharlikeño alphabet

Maharlikeño alphabet

Download an alphabet chart for Maharlikeño (Excel)

Sample text in Maharlikeño

Sample text in Maharlikeño

Transliteration

Ang lahat ng tao'y isinilang na malaya at pantay-pantay sa karangalan at mga karapatan. Sila'y pinagkalooban ng katwiran at budhi at dapat magpalagayan ang isa't isa sa diwa ng pagkakapatiran.

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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