Scar

Scar The Scar syllabary was created by Jon Molnar for use in a novel he’s writing. In the novel the syllabary is used by a draconic race called simply “the dragonkin” by outsiders to their culture, their writing system being called [xɛkɑʃi roʊdɛsɑzi] (The Scars of Rhodesar”. Rhodesar, in Shessin (dragonkin) lore, was a great…

Scots

h1>Scots (Scoats leid/Lallans) Scots is a Germanic language closely related to English and spoken by about 1.5 million people in Scotland. Scots is descended from the language of the Angles who settled in northern Britain, in an area now known as Northumbria and southern Scotland, in the 5th century AD. The language was originally know…

Scryptic code

Scryptic II The Scryptic Code was created by Thomas Maska (TomMaska@aol.com) and was originally used as a deceptive mode of communitcation. Its decorative qualities were meant to be distracting, thus taking away from the actual message which lay hidden beneath. It was inspired by Mongolian and influenced by the Vine Script. Tom used it mostly…

Semaphore

Semaphore    Semaphore is a signalling system which involves waving a pair of hand-held flags in various positions to indicate letters of the alphabet or numerals. The flags used in modern semaphore are usually square, red and yellow and divided diagonaly with the red part on the top left. Semaphore in various forms has been…

Serbo-croat

Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian Serbian (српски), Croatian (Hrvatski) and Bosnian (Bosanski) are different national literary and official registers of the Serbo-Croatian language, they are mutually intelligible and belong to the southern branch of the Slavic language family. They are spoken by about 18.5 million people, mainly in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Related…

Seri

Seri (cmiique iitom) Seri is a language isolate spoken by about a thousand people in two villages on the coast of Sonora, Mexico. The native name for the language, cmiique iitom, means “(that) with which a Seri person speaks”. The language has also been called kunkaak, a version of the native name for the Seri…

Serian

Serian alphabet Origin The Serian alphabet was created by Ross Jallo, and is partly based on the Arabic, Mongolian and Manchu scripts and also on a script which appears in Gulliver’s Travels. Notable features Written in vertical colums running from left to right. Vowels and diphthongs are indicated with diacritics. Used to write Serian, a…

Seselwa

h1>Seychelles Creole (Seselwa) Seychelles Creole is a creole language spoken in the Seychelles by about 70,000 people. It is one of the official languages of the Seychelles, along with French and English. It is a French-based Creole and has much in common with Mauritian Creole. Other names include Seselwa Creole French, Seselwa and Seselwa Kreol.…

Southern Sotho

Southern Sotho (seSotho) Southern Sotho is one of the official languages of South Africa and is a member of the Bantu/Nguni family of languages. It is spoken by about 5 million people in Lesotho, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia and Zambia. The first written form of Sesotho was devised by Thomas Arbousset, Eugene Casalis and Constant…

Seumul

Seumul alphabet    The Seumul alphabet was invented on a whim by Bae Jun on 1st January 1997 to celebrate his age of majority. The name means “twenty” in Korean, and twenty is the age of majority in South Korea, where babies are a year old at birth, and each passing of a New Year,…