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Infobox writing system
ISO 15924iso15924
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name
Dax sample.png
caption
Type
type typedesc
Languageslanguages
Creatorcreator
Createddate
Published
published
Time period
time
Statusstatus
Parent systems
family
  • name
Print basis
print
Child systems
children
Sister systems
sisters
ISO 15924iso15924iso15924 note
unicode
footnotes

Syntax

{{Infobox writing system | name = | altname = | type = | | SHline = | SHtype = | SHform = | | typedesc = | languages = | creator = | date = | published = | time = | fam1 = | fam2 = | fam15 = | print = | sisters = | children = | sample = | imagesize = | unicode = | iso15924 = | iso15924 note = | footnotes = | note = }}

While it is probably important to always list at least the immediate 'parent' of any writing system, it isn't always practical to list all of the 'children' if this number is too large.

Options for type parameter

Select color coding according to the type of writing system:

Abjad Alphabet Abugida Syllabary Semisyllabary
Manual Pictographic Ideographic Logographic
Stenography Shorthand Undeciphered Alternative (default)

Options for SHform parameter

This field should only be included if "type" = stenography or shorthand. Select text color coding according to the shorthand letterforms:

Cursive Printed Stenographic Geometric Script
Semi-Script Elliptical Script-Geometric (default)

Options for SHtype parameter

This field should only be included if "type" = stenography or shorthand. Select background color coding according to the type of writing system:

Abjadi Consonantal Alphabetic Abugida Syllabic
Semisyllabic Mixed Undeciphered Alternative (default)

See also