Ukrainian Braille

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Ukrainian Braille
Type alphabet
Languages Ukrainian
Parent systems
Braille
Print basis
Ukrainian alphabet

Ukrainian Braille is the braille alphabet of the Ukrainian language. It is based on Russian Braille, with a few additional letters found in the print Ukrainian alphabet.

Alphabet[edit]

Ukrainian does not use all the letters of the Russian alphabet, and it has the additional letters є, ґ, і, ї.

Print а a б b в v г h ґ g(?) д d е e є je ж zh з z и y
Braille ⠁ (braille pattern dots-1) ⠃ (braille pattern dots-12) ⠺ (braille pattern dots-2456) ⠛ (braille pattern dots-1245) ⠻ (braille pattern dots-12456) ⠙ (braille pattern dots-145) ⠑ (braille pattern dots-15) ⠜ (braille pattern dots-345) ⠚ (braille pattern dots-245) ⠵ (braille pattern dots-1356) ⠊ (braille pattern dots-24)
Print і i ї yi й j к k л l м m н n о o п p р r с s
Braille ⠽ (braille pattern dots-13456) ⠹ (braille pattern dots-1456) ⠯ (braille pattern dots-12346) ⠅ (braille pattern dots-13) ⠇ (braille pattern dots-123) ⠍ (braille pattern dots-134) ⠝ (braille pattern dots-1345) ⠕ (braille pattern dots-135) ⠏ (braille pattern dots-1234) ⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235) ⠎ (braille pattern dots-234)
Print т t у u ф f х kh ц ts ч ch ш sh щ shch ь ю ju я ja
Braille ⠞ (braille pattern dots-2345) ⠥ (braille pattern dots-136) ⠋ (braille pattern dots-124) ⠓ (braille pattern dots-125) ⠉ (braille pattern dots-14) ⠟ (braille pattern dots-12345) ⠱ (braille pattern dots-156) ⠭ (braille pattern dots-1346) ⠾ (braille pattern dots-23456) ⠳ (braille pattern dots-1256) ⠫ (braille pattern dots-1246)

The letter і was once found in Russian Braille, but has been dropped. є is the mirror image of a reported archaic form of Russian э. (See obsolete letters of Russian Braille.)

g was reported in Unesco (1990), but could not be confirmed by Unesco (2013). It is not repeated by Leksika.com.[1]

Punctuation[edit]

Punctuation is from Unesco (1990) and has not been confirmed.

Single punctuation:

Print , .  ?  !  ;  : - '
Braille ⠂ (braille pattern dots-2) ⠲ (braille pattern dots-256) ⠢ (braille pattern dots-26) ⠖ (braille pattern dots-235) ⠆ (braille pattern dots-23) ⠒ (braille pattern dots-25) ⠤ (braille pattern dots-36) ⠄ (braille pattern dots-3)

Paired punctuation:

Print « ...... » ( ...... )
Braille ⠦ (braille pattern dots-236) ⠀ (braille pattern blank) ⠴ (braille pattern dots-356) ⠶ (braille pattern dots-2356) ⠀ (braille pattern blank) ⠶ (braille pattern dots-2356)

Formatting[edit]

italics capital number
⠸ (braille pattern dots-456) ⠨ (braille pattern dots-46) ⠼ (braille pattern dots-3456)

Numbers[edit]

Numbers are the letters a–j introduced with , as in other braille alphabets.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ БРАЙЛЯ ШРИФТ, Leksika.com.ua