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Pahawh Hmong

( a script )

Type of script: Script
Number of characters: 164
Created by: Shong Lue Lang
Period of use: 1959 -
Writing-direction: Left to right
Names: Pahawh Hmong, Miao

Pahawh Hmong is an unusual script for several reasons. Typologically it is something of an oddity, being abugida-like, but with vowels as the primary symbols, rather than the consonants. Historically, it has been associated with a messianic movement among the Hmong people.

Languages written with this script:

Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.