Cyrillic alphabets
Numerous alphabets are based on the Cyrillic script. Some of these are illustrated below; for others, and for more detail, see the links. Sounds are transcribed in the IPA. While these languages by a...
Cyrillic alphabets - Wikipedia
Belarusian alphabet
The Belarusian alphabet is based on the Cyrillic script and is derived from the alphabet of the Old Church Slavonic language. The alphabet has existed in its modern form since 1918 and consists of thi...
Bosnian language
Bosnian /ˈbɒzniən/ (Bosnian: bosanski / босански [bɔ̌sanskiː]) is the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian used by Bosniaks. Bosnian is one of the three official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina,...
Bulgarian language
Bulgarian /bʌlˈɡɛəriən/, /bʊlˈ.../ (български език, [ˈbɤ̞ɫɡɐrski ɛˈzik]) is an Indo-European language, a member of the Southern branch of the Slavic language family.Bulgarian, along with the closely r...
Macedonian alphabet
The orthography of Macedonian includes an alphabet (Macedonian: Македонска азбука, Makedonska azbuka), which is an adaptation of the Cyrillic script, as well as language-specific conventions of sp...
Macedonian alphabet - Wikipedia
Russian alphabet
The Russian alphabet (Russian: русский алфавит, rússkij alfavít; [ˈruskʲɪj ɐlfɐˈvʲit]) uses letters from the Cyrillic script. The modern Russian alphabet consists of 33 letters.
The Russian a...
Rusyn language
Rusyn /ˈruːsɨn/ (Rusyn: русиньска бесїда or русиньскый язык), also known in English as Ruthene /rʊˈθiːn/ /ruːˈθiːn/ (sometimes Ruthenian), is an East Slavic language variety spoken by the Rusyns of Ea...
Rusyn language - Wikipedia
Serbian Cyrillic alphabet
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet (Serbian: српска ћирилица / srpska ćirilica, pronounced [sr̩̂pskaː t͡ɕirǐlit͡sa]) is an adaptation of the Cyrillic script for the Serbian language, developed in 1818 ...
Serbian Cyrillic alphabet - Wikipedia
Ukrainian alphabet
The Ukrainian alphabet is the set of letters used to write Ukrainian, the official language of Ukraine. It is one of the national variations of the Cyrillic script.In Ukrainian it is called українська...
Ukrainian alphabet - Wikipedia
Karelian alphabet
The Karelian language is spoken in Russia, mostly in the Karelian Republic and in a small region just north of Tver, though most residents there were expelled in 1939. Karelian has seen numerous propo...
Karelian alphabet - Wikipedia
Komi-Permyak language
Komi-Permyak language (перем коми кыв /ˈperem ˈkomi kɨv/ or коми-пермяцкӧй кыв /ˈkomi perˈmʲackəj kɨv/) is one of two regional varieties of the pluricentrical Komi language, the other variety being Ko...
Komi-Permyak language - Wikipedia
Mari language
The Mari language (Mari: марий йылме, marij jəlme; Russian: марийский язык, mariyskiy yazyk), spoken by approximately 400,000 people, belongs to the Uralic language family. It is spoken primarily ...
Ossetic language
Ossetian, also known as Ossete and Ossetic, (endonym: Ирон æвзаг - Iron ævzag) is an Eastern Iranian language spoken in Ossetia, a region on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains.The Ossete ar...
Ossetic language - Wikipedia
Tajik alphabet
The Tajik language has been written in three alphabets over the course of its history: an adaptation of the Perso-Arabic script (specifically the Persian alphabet), an adaptation of the Latin script, ...
Tajik alphabet - Wikipedia
Kurdish alphabets
The Kurdish languages are written in either of two alphabets: a Latin alphabet introduced by Jeladet Ali Bedirkhan in 1932 (Bedirxan alphabet, or Hawar after the Hawar magazine), and an Arabic-based...
Kurdish alphabets - Wikipedia
Moldovan alphabet
Moldovan alphabet may refer to:
Mongolian Cyrillic script
The Mongolian Cyrillic alphabet (Mongolian: Монгол Кирилл үсэг, Mongol kirill üseg or Mongolian: Кирилл цагаан толгой, Kirill tsagaan tolgoi) is the writing system used for the standard dialec...
Abkhaz alphabet
The Abkhaz alphabet is an alphabet for the Abkhaz language which consists of 62 letters.Abkhaz did not become a written language until the 19th century. Up until then, Abkhazians, especially princes, ...
Abkhaz alphabet - Wikipedia
Avar language
Avar (self-designation магӏарул мацӏ maharul macʼ [maʕarul mat͡sʼ] "language of the mountains" or Авар мацӏ awar macʼ [awar mat͡sʼ] "Avar language") is a language that belongs to the Avar–Andic group ...
Azerbaijani alphabet
The Azerbaijani alphabet of the Republic of Azerbaijan is a Latin alphabet used for writing the Azerbaijani language. This superseded previous versions based on Cyrillic and Arabic scripts.In Iran, th...
Tatar alphabet
Three scripts are currently used for the Tatar language: Arabic (in China), Cyrillic (in Tatarstan and Kazakhstan) and Latin (unofficially).
Before 1928, the Tatar language was usually written usi...
Tatar alphabet - Wikipedia
Mansi alphabet
The first publication of the written Mansi language was in a translation of the Gospel of Matthew, published in London in 1868. In 1937, the Cyrillic script replaced the Latin.
Lezgin alphabets
The Lezgin language has been written in several different alphabets over the course of its history. These alphabets have been based on three scripts: Arabic script, Latin script, and Cyrillic script....
Lezgin alphabets - Wikipedia
Turkmen alphabet
The current official Turkmen alphabet as used in Turkmenistan is a Latin alphabet based on the Turkish alphabet, but with notable differences: J is used instead of the Turkish C; W is used instead of ...
Kyrgyz alphabets
The Kyrgyz alphabets(кыргыз алфавити) are the alphabets used to write the Kyrgyz language. The Kyrgyz language uses the following alphabets:The Arabic script was traditionally used to write Kyrgyz bef...
Kyrgyz alphabets - Wikipedia
Sakha scripts
There have been three major Sakha writing systems used since the early 20th century. The first systematic alphabet was developed by Semyon Novgorodov, and was based on the International Phonetic Alph...
Sakha scripts - Wikipedia
Early Cyrillic alphabet
The Early Cyrillic alphabet is a writing system that was developed during the late ninth century on the basis of the Greek alphabet for the Orthodox Slavic population in Europe. It was developed in th...
Early Cyrillic alphabet - Wikipedia
History of Bulgarian
The History of the Bulgarian language can be divided into three major periods: Bulgarian as a written South Slavic language dates back to the end of the 9th century.
Old Bulgarian was the first li...
Gagauz alphabet
The modern Gagauz alphabet, used for the Gagauz language, is a 32-letter Latin alphabet modelled on the Turkish alphabet.Previously, Gagauz used the Greek and until 1996 the Cyrillic script.
In th...
Moldovan Cyrillic alphabet
The Moldovan Cyrillic alphabet is a Cyrillic alphabet designed for the Moldovan language in the Soviet Union and was in official use from 1924 to 1932 and 1938 to 1989 (and still today in Transnistria...
Moldovan Cyrillic alphabet - Wikipedia
Romanian Cyrillic alphabet
The Romanian Cyrillic alphabet is the Cyrillic alphabet used to write the Romanian language before 1860–1862, when it was officially replaced by a Latin-based Romanian alphabet. Cyrillic remained in o...
Romanian Cyrillic alphabet - Wikipedia