Gnommish

Gnommish The Gnommish alphabet appears in the Artemis Fowl books by Eoin Colfer. It is supposedly the ancestor of Egyptian Hieroglyphs and is used to write Gnommish, the language of the fairies. In the books it is used to write English and appears on the front covers, at the beginning of each chapter and runs…

Glauxian

Glauxian The Glauxian alphabet was invented by Sean Skyhawk for use in a story he has been working for quite a few years. The story place on a planet called Lemuria, located within the Andromeda Galaxy, and it is inhabited almost entirely by anthropomorphic animals. Their civilization is thousands if not millions of years more…

Glagolitic

Glagolitic alphabet Origin The Glagolitic alphabet was invented during the 9th century by the missionaries St Cyril (827-869 AD) and St Methodius (826-885 AD) in order to translate the Bible and other religious works into the language of the Great Moravia region. They probably modelled Glagolitic on a cursive form of the Greek alphabet, and…

Geyinzi

Géyīnzì   Géyīnzì was invented by Simon Ager (the author of this site) in 1998 as an alternative way to write Mandarin Chinese. Since then it has gone through many revisions and refinements. The sound system is based on bopomofo (the Chinese Phonetic Alphabet) with some modifications. The shapes of the letters were inspired partly by…

Gernreich

Gernreich    Gernreich is an alternative alphabet for English invented by Michael Carnright when he was 14. The letters are like building blocks which are connected together to make words, which in turn can be connected together to make sentences. Micheael usually uses graph paper to write this alphabet. Notable features The letters with the…

German

German (Deutsch) German is a Germanic language with about 121 million speakers in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Belgium, Italy, France, Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Australia, South Africa and Namibia. The earliest known examples of written German date from the 8th…

Georgian

Georgian (ႵႠႰႧႳႪႨ ႤႬႠ / ⴕⴀⴐⴇⴓⴊⴈ ⴄⴌⴀ / ქართული ენა) Georgian is a South Caucasian or Kartvelian language spoken by about 4.1 million people mainly in Georgia, and also in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Georgian is related to Mingrelian (მარგალური ნინა), Laz (ლაზური ნენა), and Svan (ლუშნუ ნინ), all of which…

Genoese

Genoese / Ligurian (zenéize/lìgure) Genoese is part of the Ligurian group of Romance dialects spoken by about 1.9 million people in the northwest of Italy, particularly in Liguria. These dialects are also spoken in the Italian regions of Tuscany, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, in the towns of Carloforte and Calasetta in Sardinia, in southern France, parts of…

Genesis

Genesis The Genesis alphabet was invented by Mike Gibson as alternative way to write English. It is an alphabetic writing system in which the letters are merged and rearranged in order to create glyphs. He designed it for English, but it could be modified to write any language which uses Roman characters. Notable features Type…

Garo

Garo (গারো) The Garo language is spoken by 800,000 people in the Garo Hills in the Indian state of Meghalaya, in the districts of Kamrup, Dhubri, Goalpara and Darrang in Assam, and in Bangladesh. Garo is a Tibeto-Burman language of the Bodo-Konyak-Jingpho group and is closely related to Bodo. Brief lists of Garo words were…