KtbDarija

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The KtbDarija[1][2][3] [4][5][6](Literally "WriteDarija") is a project aiming at standardizing the writing of Darija (Moroccan arabic), to improve literacy rate and make it easier to learn for foreigners. It is double standard that support both Latin and Abjad alphabets. A set of keyboard layouts for writing in these alphabets have also been developed.

Alphabet[edit]

  • A = A
  • B = B
  • Ċ = Sh (Like in Shampoo)
  • D = D
  • E = /ə/ or gemination of a consonant directly followed by an other one, ex : ĥdem : Work, ĥedem : Use ("literally make work"))
  • F = F
  • G = G (Like in Golf)
  • H = H (aspirated)
  • I = I
  • J = J
  • K = K
  • L = L
  • M = M
  • N = N
  • O = O/OO
  • Ĥ = Kh
  • Q = Arabic Qaf
  • R = R
  • S = S
  • T = T (Like in Television)
  • Ḫ = Ḫ (H Like in Home)
  • V = V
  • Ġ = Gh
  • Ĝ = Vibration of the throat (Arabic Ayn)
  • Ṫ = T (Like in What)
  • Z = Z
  • ' = Glottal stop

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