Odùduwà Odùduwà

The Odùduwà alphabet was invented by Chief Tolúlàṣẹ Ògúntósìn from Benin as a way to write the Yoruba language. He claims that he was inspired to create the alphabet in dreams between 2011 and 2016. He also believes that the alphabet was used back in the 12th century by King Odùduwà, who is regarded as the father of the Yoruba people, and was then lost.

Chief Ògúntósìn promotes the alphabet in Yorubaland, the Yoruba-speaking regions of Benin and Nigeria, and has produced a number of books, videos and other material to teach it.

Notable features

Odùduwà alphabet (Álífábẹ́ẹ̀tì Odùduwà)

Odùduwà alphabet

Download an alphabet chart for Odùduwà (Excel)

Sample text

Sample text in the Odùduwà alphabet in Yoruba

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Videos about the Odùduwà alphabet

Links

Information about
https://globalvoices.org/2020/03/10/this-chief-hopes-yoruba-speakers-adopt-his-newly-invented-talking-alphabet/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178275112736097/

Information about King Odùduwà
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oduduwa

Alphabets

A-chik Tokbirim, Adinkra, Adlam, Armenian, Avestan, Avoiuli, Bassa (Vah), Beitha Kukju, Borama / Gadabuursi, Carian, Carpathian Basin Rovas, Chinuk pipa, Coorgi-Cox, Coptic, Cyrillic, Dalecarlian runes, Deseret, Elbasan, Etruscan, Faliscan, Galik, Georgian (Asomtavruli), Georgian (Nuskhuri), Georgian (Mkhedruli), Glagolitic, Gothic, Greek, Irish (Uncial), Kaddare, Khatt-i-Badí’, Khazarian Rovas, Korean, Latin, Lepontic, Luo Lakeside Script, Lycian, Lydian, Manchu, Mandaic, Mandombe, Marsiliana, Messapic, Mongolian, Mro, Mundari Bani, N'Ko, North Picene, Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong, Odùduwà, Ogham, Old Church Slavonic, Oirat Clear Script, Ol Chiki (Ol Cemet' / Santali), Old Italic, Old Nubian, Old Permic, Ol Onal, Orkhon, Oscan, Pau Cin Hau, Phrygian, Pollard script, Runic, Székely-Hungarian Rovás (Hungarian Runes), Somali (Osmanya), South Picene, Sutton SignWriting, Tai Lue, Todhri, Toto, Umbrian, Uyghur, Wancho, Zaghawa, Zoulai

Other writing systems


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