Old Uyghur Uyghur vertical script

The Old Uyghur alphabet was used between the 9th and the 18th centuries to write Old Uyghur, a Turkic language that was spoken in Turpan and Gansu in northwestern China, and which was the ancestor of the modern Uyghur language.

This alphabet developed from the Aramaic alphabet, and unlike Aramaic, which is written from right to left in horizontal lines, the Old Uyghur alphabet was written from left to right in vertical columns. Or in other words, it was a version of Aramaic rotated 90° to the left.

Notable features

Old Uyghur alphabet

Old Uyghur alphabet

Sample text in Uyghur

Sample text in Old Uyghur in the Old Uyghur alphabet

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org

Sample video in Old Uyghur

Information about Uyghur | Old Uyghur alphabet | Phrases | Numbers | Tower of Babel | Learning materials

Links

Information about Old Uyghur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Uyghur_alphabet
https://ru.wikipedia.org/Староуйгурское_письмо
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Uyghur

Download an Old Uyghur font
https://eng.m.fontke.com/font/230937879/download

Alphabets

A-chik Tokbirim, Adinkra, ADLaM, Armenian, Avestan, Avoiuli, Bassa (Vah), Beitha Kukju, Borama / Gadabuursi, Carian, Carpathian Basin Rovas, Chinuk pipa, Chisoi, Coorgi-Cox, Coptic, Cyrillic, Dalecarlian runes, Deseret, Elbasan, Etruscan, Faliscan, Galik, Georgian (Asomtavruli), Georgian (Nuskhuri), Georgian (Mkhedruli), Glagolitic, Global Alphabet, Gothic, Greek, Irish (Uncial), Kaddare, Kayah Li, 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, Osage, Oscan, Pau Cin Hau, Phrygian, Pollard script, Runic, Székely-Hungarian Rovás (Hungarian Runes), Somali (Osmanya), South Picene, Sutton SignWriting, Sunuwar, Tai Viet, Tangsa, Todhri, Toto, Umbrian, (Old) Uyghur, Wancho, Yezidi, Zaghawa, Zoulai

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