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Soyombo     Soyombo

The Soyombo script was created in 1686 by Bogdo Zanabazar, a Mongolian monk and scholar who modelled it on the Devanagari alphabet. The Soyombo script was designed to write Mongolian, Sanskrit and Tibetan and for transcribing foreign words. The name means "Self developed Holy Letters" in Sanskrit. It is used mainly for inscriptions on prayer wheels official seals and temples.

Notable features

Soyomobo alphabet for Mongolian

Soyombo alphabet for Mongolian

Notes

Soyomobo alphabet for Sanskrit and Tibetan

Soyombo alphabet for Sanskrit and Tibetan

The Soyombo font used on this page was created by Jason Glavy

Download an alphabet chart for Soyombo (Excel)

Download a font for Soyombo by Bryson Schnatimann (OTF, Unicode)

Sample text in the Soyombo script

Sample text in the Soyombo script

Source: https://www.trends.mn/n/1453

Video about the Soyomobo script

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Links

Information about Soyombo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyombo_alphabet
https://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U11A50.pdf
http://silverhorde.viahistoria.com/main.html?research/MongolScripts.html

Soyombo fonts
https://web.archive.org/web/20020203192752/http://www.geocities.com/jglavy/asian.html
http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~corff/im/Soyombo/overview.Soyombo.html

Syllabic alphabets / abugidas


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