Ilocano

Ilocano (ilokano) Ilocano is an Austronesian language spoken by about 10 million people in the Philippines, mainly in the northwest of Luzon island, and also in Mindanao. There are significant numbers of Ilocano speakers in the USA, Middle East, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Canada and Europe as well. Ilocano was originally written with the Baybayin…

Ihavsabeired

Ihathvé Sabethired    Ihathvé Sabethired is the creation of Jason Liekhus. It developed from an older alphabet called Ihadva, which Jason based on of Arabic and Tengwar. The script is used to write a language called Sabethir, meaning “Eastern Language”, which Jason invented for use in a fictional world. Noteable features Ihathvé Sabethired is an…

Igbo

Igbo (igbo) Igbo is one of the four official languages of Nigeria and is a member of the Niger-Congo family of languages. It is spoken by about 18 million people in Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. G. C. A. Oldendorp, a German missionary, was the first person to produce a book containing material written in Igbo,…

Ido

Ido Ido is a reformed and somewhat simplified version of Esperanto developed by a number of linguists and scientists including Dr Louis de Beaufront, Professor Louis Couturat, Professor Richard Lorenz, Professor Wilhelm Ostwald, Professor L. Pfaundler, and Professor Otto Jespersen. The main reforms in Ido are in orthography – no diacritics are used, and in…

Icelandic

Icelandic (Íslenska) Icelandic is a Northern Germanic language with about 300,000 speakers in Iceland (Ísland), Canada (Kanada) and the USA (Bandaríki Norður-Ameríku). Icelandic is the closest of the Northern Germanic languages to Old Norse and it is possible for Icelandic speakers to read the Old Norse sagas in the original without too much difficulty. The…

Iberian

h1>Iberian scripts Many inscriptions in the Iberian scripts have been found on the Iberian peninsula, in southern France and on the Balearic Islands. The oldest known inscriptions date from the 4th century BC. The scripts are thought to have derived from the Punic alphabet. In the 3rd century BC the Iberian peninsula was invaded first…

Iakan

Iakan    The Iakan alphabet (iake talwu) is the creation of Isac Henningsson, with help from friends. It is used to write the fictional language Iaka (iake kimai). Both the alphabet and the language was born late 2005 and it has no real use yet exept for writing secret messages and to converse. Iakan alphabet…

Hymmnos

Hymmnos   The Hymmnos alphabet was created by Akira Tsuchiya (土屋暁) for the video game series “Ar tonelico” (アルトネリコ). It is used mainly to write the fictional language of the same name, though it is suitable for English or any other language with standard Latin orthography. According to the creator it’s based in appearance upon…

Hylian 3

Hylian alphabet   Like the other two Hylian Scripts, the Hylian Alphabet was created to be used in the immensely popular video game series known as the Legend of Zelda. Specifically, it was used in the two versions of the game The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Like the other two Hylian scripts, this alphabet…

Hylian 2

Modern Hylian script Origin The modern Hylian script (hairiamoji) appears in the Nintendo game: The legend of Zelda, the Wind Waker and was developed by an unknown graphics artist at Nintendo. In the game the script is used in the islands of what used to be Hyrule at least several centuries after the game The…