Sunday, October 16, 2016

Mongolian Alphabet

"This is the script that Chinggis had commissioned to be developed. It was used widely from 1182 through 1251, a good twenty years after the death of Chinggis. It’s a vertical script with different characters depending on if it starts the word, is in the middle of the word, or ends the word. The gentleman pictured created the script from the Uigar (Uygur) script. A more detailed description may be found in my post here." "Writing Mongol in Uighur Script - Via History Uighur Script, also known as Old Script, Mongol Script, Script Mongolian, or Classical Mongolian, is an alphabetic script written vertically from top to bottom with ..."

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