Badagu alphabet Badagu

The Badagu alphabet was created in 1968 by Yogesh Raj Kadasoley as a new way to write Badaga, a Southern Dravidian language spoken in southern Indian, particularly in Kerala and Tamil Nadu states. It was inspired by the Kannada and Tamil alphabets.

There are classes in various villages in the script, and Yogesh Raj Kadasoley has published a book in it. Another script for Badaga was invented in 2009 by Anandhan Raj, however it is not used by other people.

Badaga is usually written with the Tamil alphabet, and used to be written with the Latin and Kannada alphabets.

Notable features

Badugu alphabet

Badugu alphabet

Sample text

Sample text in the Badugu alphabet

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com)

Links

Information about Badugu
http://skyknowledge.com/badaga2.htm
http://badaga-script.blogspot.com/2009/12/badaga-script-badaga-barae.html?m=1
https://badaga.co/2012/12/18/kadasoley-yogeshs-badaga-script/badaga-script-4/

Abugidas / Syllabic alphabets

Ahom, Aima, Badagu, Badlit, Balinese, Balti-A, Balti-B, Batak, Baybayin, Bengali, Bhaiksuki, Bhujimol, Bilang-bilang, Bima, Blackfoot, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Carrier, Chakma, Cham, Cree, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dham Lipi, Dhankari / Sirmauri, Ditema, Dives Akuru, Dogra, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Halbi Lipi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Ibalnan, Inuktitut, Jaunsari Takri, Javanese, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kamarupi, Kannada, Kawi, Kerinci, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Phri, Khmer, Khojki, Khudabadi, Kirat Rai, Kōchi, Kulitan, Kurukh Banna, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Mahajani, Malayalam, Manpuri, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, Ojibwe, Odia, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Purva Licchavi, Qiang / Rma, Ranjana, Rejang (Kaganga), Sasak, Savara, Satera Jontal, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sukhothai, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Tanchangya (Ka-Pat), Tani, Thaana, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigalari, Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Vatteluttu, Warang Citi

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