Syriac (script)

Syriac (script) is a script that belongs to the Middle-Eastern family of scripts. Scripts are writing systems, or forms of Transcription. Syriac uses its Abjad symbols to convert human speech into writing.

ISO–15924 Notation
  • Code: Syrc
  • Number: 135

Languages that use Syriac script: A–Z

Language
Status
Entries
Ancient
3

Citation

MLA 8

PsychLing Contributors. "Syriac." PsychLing, OMNIKA Foundation, 28 Aug. 2023, psylng.org/mli/mide/syrc. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

APA 6

PsychLing (2023, August 28). Syriac. Retrieved from https://psylng.org/mli/mide/syrc

CMS 16

PsychLing Contributors. "Syriac." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created August 28, 2023. Modified August 28, 2023. Accessed June 14, 2024. https://psylng.org/mli/mide/syrc.

Bibliography

Glottolog

Hammarström, Harald, Robert Forkel, Martin Haspelmath, and Sebastian Bank. "Glottolog: A Database of Languages." Leipzig, Germany: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Created 2011. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://glottolog.org. [Visit]

ScriptSource

SIL International Contributors. "ScriptSource: Index of Languages and Writing Systems." Dallas, TX: SIL International. Created June 11, 2011. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://scriptsource.org. [Visit]

ISO 15924

Unicode Consortium Contributors. "ISO 15924 Registration Authority: Codes for the Representation of Names of Scripts." Mountain View, CA: The Unicode Consortium. Created 2004. Accessed August 6, 2023. https://unicode.org/iso15924. [Visit]

PsychLing MLI

Middle-Eastern is a script family, or collection of writing systems that likely originated from a general geographical region.

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PsychLing Glossary

Script is a term in Grammatology that means a collection of symbols used to transcribe human speech into writing.

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Transcription is a term in Grammatology that means the process of converting speech into written-form.

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