Category:Scripts by type

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Fundamental » All scripts » Scripts by type

Scripts classified by how they represent words.

  • Category:Abjads: Scripts whose basic symbols represent consonants. Some of these are impure abjads, which have letters for some vowels.
  • Category:Abugidas: Scripts whose symbols represent consonant and vowel combinations. Symbols representing the same consonant combined with different vowels are for the most part similar in form.
  • Category:Alphabetic writing systems: Scripts whose symbols represent individual speech sounds.
  • Category:Logographic writing systems: Scripts whose symbols represent individual words.
  • Category:Pictographic writing systems: Scripts whose symbols represent individual words by using symbols that resemble the physical objects to which those words refer.
  • Category:Syllabaries: Scripts whose symbols represent consonant and vowel combinations. Symbols representing the same consonant combined with different vowels are for the most part different in form.

Subcategories

This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total.

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