Scripts

Scripts, also known as writing systems, are a form of transcription. Transcription is the process of converting speech into written-form. Scripts are used to inscribe human language in a physical form-factor so that other humans can interpret it. For example, the English language uses the Latin script. Other languages like Ancient Egyptian use a different script. Scripts may be differentiated from one another according to many factors: reading direction, family, type, and others.

List of scripts: Family › A–Z

Script
Status
Type
African (Family)
Historical
Logo-syllabary
Historical
Logo-syllabary
American (Family)
Historical
Logo-syllabary
Central Asian (Family)
Current
Alphabet
East Asian (Family)
Current
Logo-syllabary
Current
Logo-syllabary
Current
Featural
Current
Logo-syllabary
European (Family)
Current
Alphabet
Current
Alphabet
Indic (Family)
Current
Abugida
Middle-Eastern (Family)
Current
Abjad
Historical
Abjad
Historical
Logo-syllabary
Current
Abjad

Citation

MLA 8

PsychLing Contributors. "Scripts." PsychLing, OMNIKA Foundation, 2 Aug. 2023, psylng.org/mli/scripts. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

APA 6

PsychLing (2023, August 2). Scripts. Retrieved from https://psylng.org/mli/scripts

CMS 16

PsychLing Contributors. "Scripts." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created August 2, 2023. Modified August 6, 2023. Accessed April 17, 2024. https://psylng.org/mli/scripts.

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]

OMNIKA

OMNIKA Foundation Contributors. "OMNIKA: Digital Mythology Library." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created January 21, 2019. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://omnika.org. [Visit]

ISO 639-3

SIL International Contributors. "ISO 639-3 Registration Authority: International Standard for Language Codes." Dallas, TX: SIL International. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://iso639-3.sil.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]

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