Incung surat incung

The Incung script developed during the 14th century and is used to write the Kerinci language, a Malayic language spoken mainly in the Kerinci Regency of Jambi Province of Sumatra in Indonesia. It is thought to have descended from the Old Sumatran script.

The Incung script is also known as surat incung in Indonesian or surat incung in Kerinci. The word incoung means "slanted". The script is used mainly for decorative purposes on road signs, government office signs and on tourist trinkets. Kerinci is usually written with the Latin alphabet

Traditionally the Incung scirpt was written on bamboo, buffalo horn, bark or paper using a sharpened bamboo pen or quill. It was used to record traditional knowledge, historical events and religious texts. Efforts are being made to preserve and promote the use of the script.

Notable features

Incung script

Incung script

Download an alphabet chart for Incung (Excel)

Sample text

Sample text in the Kerinci script

Transliteration

Kamai bangga basuhat incoung, idak uhang kincai kalau dak pandai manulih incoung.

Translation

We are proud using the Incoung script, don't claim to be a native Kerinci person if you can't write with the Incoung script.

Some information provided by Ridwan Maulana. If you have any questions about this script, you can contact Ridwan at ridwanmaul768@gmail.com

A video about the Incung script

Links

Information about the Incung script
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerinci_(langue)
https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aksara_Incung
https://indonesianfolklore.blogspot.com/p/script.html
https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP117-29-1-1

Incung fonts
https://aksaradinusantara.com/fonta/aksara/incung

Abugidas / Syllabic alphabets

Ahom, Aima, Arleng, Badagu, Badlit, Basahan, 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, Fox, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Halbi Lipi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Hočąk, Ibalnan, Incung, Inuktitut, Jaunsari Takri, Javanese, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kamarupi, Kannada, Kawi, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Prih, Khmer, Khojki, Khudabadi, Kirat Rai, Kōchi, Komering, Kulitan, Kurukh Banna, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Mahajani, Malayalam, Meitei (Modern), Manpuri (Old), Marchen, Meetei Yelhou Mayek, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, New Tai Lue, Ojibwe, Odia, Ogan, 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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Page created: 12.06.23. Last modified: 26.09.23

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