Latin script

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Latin script (countable and uncountable, plural Latin scripts)

  1. the Latin alphabet
    • 1880, John Michels, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, page 485:
      This comes to us from the writing tradition of two Slavic languages which normally use the Latin script—namely, Polish and Czech.
    • 1942, Jawaharlal Nehru, Glimpses of world history; being further letters to his daughter, written in prison, and containing a rambling account of history for young people, The John Day Company, page 710:
      In 1924 the Soviets held a Conference at Baku to consider this question, and it was decided there to adopt the Latin script for the various Tartar languages of central Asia.
    • 2001, Marie Smyth, Gillian Robinson, INCORE, Researching Violently Divided Societies: Ethical and Methodological Issues, United Nations Univ. Press, page 139:
      Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have adopted Latin script, whereas Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan intend to use the Cyrillic alphabet.
    • 2004, Bonilla, Marcelo, International Development Research Centre (Canada), Internet and Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, page 424:
      Currently the dominance of Internet-based tools and interfaces that accommodate only Latin scripts limits content diversity, the development of local content, and intercultural exchange and collaboration.