List of languages by writing system

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Below is a list of languages sorted by writing system (by alphabetical order).

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Afaka syllabary[edit]

Anatolian alphabets[edit]

Arabic script[edit]

and many other varieties of Arabic.

Many languages of Russia and Central Asia before replacement with Latin and later Cyrillic

Aramaic alphabet[edit]

Armenian script[edit]

Borama script[edit]

Brahmic family and derivatives[edit]

Assamese-Bengali[edit]

Balinese script[edit]

Baybayin script[edit]

Buhid script[edit]

Burmese script[edit]

Chakma[edit]

Devanagari[edit]

Dhives Akuru[edit]

Gujarati script[edit]

Gurmukhi script[edit]

Hanunó'o script[edit]

Javanese script (Hanacaraka)[edit]

Kaithi script[edit]

Kannada script[edit]

Khmer script[edit]

Khojki[edit]

Khudawadi[edit]

Lao script[edit]

Lepcha script[edit]

Limbu script[edit]

Lontara script (Buginese)[edit]

Malayalam script[edit]

Meitei Mayek[edit]

Modi[edit]

Oriya script[edit]

'Phags-pa script[edit]

Ranjana[edit]

Saurashtra[edit]

Sinhala script[edit]

Tagbanwa script[edit]

Tamil script[edit]

Telugu script[edit]

Thaana script[edit]

Thai script[edit]

Tibetan script[edit]

Canadian Aboriginal script[edit]

Caucasian Albanian alphabet[edit]

  • Udi (formerly)

Cherokee script[edit]

Coptic alphabet[edit]

Cyrillic script[edit]

Bosnian Cyrillic alphabet (bosančica)[edit]

Ge'ez script (Eritrean and Ethiopic)[edit]

Georgian script[edit]

Glagolitic alphabet[edit]

Gothic alphabet[edit]

Greek script[edit]

Chinese characters and derivatives[edit]

Hangul[edit]

Hebrew script[edit]

Old Italic script[edit]

Kaddare script[edit]

Kana[edit]

Khitan scripts[edit]

Latin script[edit]

  1. Afrikaans
  2. Albanian
  3. Aragonese
  4. Asturian
  5. Aymara
  6. Azeri (formerly used the Cyrillic script)
  7. Basque
  8. Belarusian (also uses the Cyrillic script, and occasionally the Lacinka alphabet)
  9. Berber / Tamazight (Algeria, Morocco, Mali, Niger)
  10. Bislama
  11. Boholano (formerly used Baybayin)
  12. Bosnian (also uses the Cyrillic script)
  13. Breton
  14. Catalan
  15. Cebuano
  16. Chamorro
  17. Cherokee (also uses Cherokee script)
  18. Cornish
  19. Corsican
  20. Croatian
  21. Cree
  22. Czech
  23. Danish
  24. Dutch
  25. English
  26. Esperanto
  27. Estonian
  28. Faroese
  29. Fijian
  30. Filipino (formerly used Baybayin)
  31. Finnish
  32. French
  33. Frisian
  34. Fula (Pulaar)
  35. Gaelic (Scottish)
  36. Galician
  37. German
  38. Gikuyu
  39. Guaraní
  40. Haitian
  41. Hausa (formerly used the Arabic script)
  42. Hawaiian
  43. Hiri Motu
  44. Hungarian (formerly used the Old Hungarian script)
  45. Icelandic
  46. Ido
  47. Igbo
  48. Ilocano (formerly used Baybayin)
  49. Indonesian
  50. Interlingua
  51. Innu-aimun
  52. Irish
  53. Italian
  54. Javanese (also Javanese script)
  55. Judeo-Spanish (also used other scripts)
  56. Khasi
  57. Kinyarwanda
  58. Kirundi
  59. Kongo
  60. Kurdish (Kurmanji)
  61. Latin
  62. Latvian
  63. Laz
  64. Leonese
  65. Lingala
  66. Lithuanian
  67. Luganda
  68. Luxembourgish
  69. Maori
  70. Malagasy
  71. Malay
  72. Maltese
  73. Manx
  74. Marshallese
  75. Moldovan (also uses the Cyrillic script)
  76. Montenegrin
  77. Nahuatl (after the Spanish conquest)
  78. Nauruan
  79. Navaho or Navajo
  80. Ndebele (Northern)
  81. Ndebele (Southern)
  82. Norwegian
  83. Occitan
  84. Oromo (formerly used the Ge'ez script)
  85. Palauan
  86. Polish
  87. Portuguese
  88. Quechua
  89. Romanian (formerly used the Romanian Cyrillic alphabet)
  90. Romansh
  91. Samoan
  92. Scottish
  93. Serbian (officially uses the Cyrillic script)
  94. Seychellois creole
  95. Shona
  96. Slovak
  97. Slovene
  98. Somali (formerly used the Arabic script and the Osmanya script)
  99. Sotho (Northern)
  100. Sotho (Southern)
  101. Spanish
  102. Swahili
  103. Swedish
  104. Swati
  105. Tagalog (formerly used Baybayin)
  106. Tahitian
  107. Tatar (formerly used the Arabic script, then Janalif, and then the Cyrillic script)
  108. Tetum
  109. Tok Pisin
  110. Tongan
  111. Tsonga
  112. Tswana
  113. Tunisian Arabic (also uses Arabic script)
  114. Turkish (formerly used the Arabic script)
  115. Turkmen (formerly used the Cyrillic script)
  116. Turoyo (formerly used the Syriac alphabet)
  117. Uzbek (formerly used the Arabic script and then the Cyrillic script; the latter still in widespread use)
  118. Venda
  119. Vietnamese (formerly used Han-Nom)
  120. Volapük
  121. Võro
  122. Walloon
  123. Welsh
  124. Wolof
  125. Xhosa
  126. Yoruba
  127. Zulu
  128. Zazaki

Mesoamerican scripts[edit]

Epi-Olmec script[edit]

(Extinct)

Maya script[edit]

(Almost extinct although still used in some areas)

Mixtec script[edit]

(Almost extinct although still used in some areas)

Nahuat hieroglyphs[edit]

(Now uses Spanish alphabet)

Olmec script[edit]

(Extinct)

Zapotec script[edit]

Takalik Abaj and Kaminaljuyú scripts[edit]

Mongolian and related scripts[edit]

Old Uyghur alphabet[edit]

Mongolian script[edit]

Manchu script[edit]

Munda scripts[edit]

Sorang Sompeng[edit]

Ol Cemet'[edit]

Varang Kshiti[edit]

N'Ko script[edit]

Naxi script[edit]

Nsibidi[edit]

Ogham[edit]

Osmanya script[edit]

Pahawh Hmong[edit]

Old Permic alphabet[edit]

Runic script[edit]

Old Turkic script[edit]

Old Hungarian alphabet[edit]

Tifinagh[edit]

Yi script[edit]

References[edit]