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Scripts by name

This page contains all the names of all the scripts on this site, sorted by name. Note that many scripts have more than one name, and so will be listed more than once in this list.

 Name  Type  Family
  'Phags pa       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Alaska script       Script    
  Alibata       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Amharic script       Abugida       Southern semitic script family
  Angertha       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Arabic script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Aramaic script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Armenian       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Asomtavruli       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Avestan       Alphabet    
  Aybuben       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Bamum script       Syllabary    
  Bangla       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Batak       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Baybayin       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Beitha Kukju       Alphabet    
  Beithe-luis-nin       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Bengali script       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Berber script       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Book Pahlavi       Abjad    
  Bopomofo       Syllabary    
  Brahmi       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Buginese       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Buhid       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Burmese script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Buryat       Alphabet    
  Calukya       Abugida    
  Camion code       Featural       Artificial scripts
  Carakan       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Carian       Alphabet    
  Caroline Islands script, type 1       Syllabary    
  Caroline Islands script, type 2       Syllabary    
  Cham       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Champa       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Cherokee script       Syllabary    
  Chinese script       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Chinook shorthand       Alphabet    
  Chu Yin       Syllabary    
  Chu-nôm       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Cirth       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Classical syriac       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Coptic script       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Cosenkul       Featural       Sinitic scripts
  Cree       Abugida    
  Cretan hieroglyhpic       Logosyllabary    
  Cuan script       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Cypriote syllabary       Syllabary    
  Cypro-minoan       Logosyllabary    
  Cyrillic       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Dania       Alphabet       Phonetic scripts
  Dbu can       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Dehong       Abugida    
  Dehong Dai       Alphabet       South-East Asian scripts
  Deseret       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Devanagari       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Dives akuru       Abugida    
  Duployé shorthand       Script       Shorthand
  Early Sogdian       Abjad    
  Early cursive Pahlavi       Abjad    
  Edessan script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Egyptian demotic       Logosyllabary    
  Egyptian hieratic       Logosyllabary    
  Egyptian hieroglyphic       Logosyllabary    
  Elamite cuneiform       Logosyllabary    
  Elbasan       Alphabet    
  Elymaic script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Eskaya       Syllabary    
  Ethiopic       Abugida       Southern semitic script family
  Etruscan script       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Evela       Abugida    
  Ewellic       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Fraser script       Script    
  Futhark       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Gabuli Tana       Alphabet       Aramaic script family
  Georgian script       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Geyinzi       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Glagolithic       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Gothic script       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Grantha       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Greek       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Gujarati       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Gupta       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Gurmukhi       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Han ideographs       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Hangul       Featural       Sinitic scripts
  Hanja       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Hankul       Featural       Sinitic scripts
  Hanunoo       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Hanzi       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Hatran script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Hebrew       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Hebrew linear       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Himyarite       Abjad       Southern semitic script family
  Hiragana       Syllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Hittite hieroglyphics       Logosyllabary    
  Hungarian runes       Alphabet    
  Indus script       Logosyllabary    
  Javanese       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Jindai Moji       Syllabary       Artificial scripts
  Jurchin script       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Kadamba       Abugida    
  Kaganga       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Kaithi       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Kalinga       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Kanji       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Kannada       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Katakana       Syllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Kawi       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Kharoshthi       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Khmer script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Khutsuri       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Kitan large script       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Kitan small script       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Kutila       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Kutxovani       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Kök Turki runes       Abjad    
  Landa       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Lanna script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Lantsa       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Lao script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Latin script       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Lepcha       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Liek       Abugida    
  Linear A       Logosyllabary    
  Linear B       Logosyllabary    
  Lontara       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Lycian       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Lydian       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Makasarese       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Malayalam script       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Man'yoogana       Syllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Manchu       Alphabet    
  Mandaic script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Mangyan       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Manichaean       Abjad    
  Maya hieroglyphs       Logosyllabary    
  Mende Kikakui       Syllabary    
  Meroitic       Abugida    
  Miao       Script    
  Mkhedruli       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Modern syriac       Alphabet       Aramaic script family
  Mon script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Mongolian clear script       Alphabet    
  Mongolian script       Alphabet    
  Mrglovani       Alphabet       Greek script family
  N'ko       Alphabet    
  Nabatean script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Nagari       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Ndjuka script       Syllabary    
  Northeast Iberian       Syllabary       Northern semitic script family
  Northern Linear       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Nushu       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Nuskhuri       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Nusxa-xucuri       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Ogham       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Ol       Alphabet    
  Ol Cemet'       Alphabet    
  Ol Ciki       Alphabet    
  Old Elamite       Syllabary    
  Old Javanese       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Old North Arabic scripts       Abjad       Southern semitic script family
  Old Persian       Syllabary    
  Old South Arabian scripts       Abjad       Southern semitic script family
  Old kannada       Abugida    
  Oriya script       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Orkhon       Abjad    
  Oromo script       Abugida    
  Osmanya       Alphabet    
  Pahawh Hmong       Script    
  Pahlavi       Abjad    
  Pallava grantha       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Palmyran script       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Palmyrene       Abjad       Aramaic script family
  Parthian       Abjad    
  Phoenician script       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Pitt's shorthand       Script       Shorthand
  Pollard script       Script    
  Proto-Caananite       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Proto-Elamite       Logosyllabary    
  Proto-bengali       Abugida    
  Proto-cuneiform       Logosyllabary    
  Psalter script       Abjad    
  Punic script       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Quikscript       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Ranjana       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Read alphabet       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Rejang       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Rong       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Rongorongo       Script    
  Rovasiras       Alphabet    
  Runic       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Sabean/Minean script       Abjad       Southern semitic script family
  Samaritan script       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Sarati       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Sequoyan       Syllabary    
  Sharada       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Shavian       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Shaw alphabet       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Siddham       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Sidetic       Alphabet       Greek script family
  Sinhalese       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Sogdian       Abjad    
  Sorang Sompeng       Alphabet    
  South Iberian       Syllabary       Northern semitic script family
  South Lusitanian       Syllabary       Northern semitic script family
  Southern Linear       Abjad       Southern semitic script family
  Sukhothai       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  Sumero-akkadian cuneiform       Logosyllabary    
  Syloti Nagri       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Tagalog       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Tagbanwa       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Tai Le       Abugida    
  Tai Lue       Alphabet       South-East Asian scripts
  Tamil script       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Tamiz ezuttu       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Tangut       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Tartessian       Syllabary       Northern semitic script family
  Telugu script       Abugida       South Indic scripts
  Tengwar       Featural       Artificial scripts
  Thaana       Alphabet       Aramaic script family
  Thai script       Abugida       South-East Asian scripts
  The clear language       Alphabet    
  Theban alphabet       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Tibetan script       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Tifinagh       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Tjarakan       Abugida       Insular scripts of South-East Asia
  Ugaritic       Abjad       Northern semitic script family
  Uighur       Abjad    
  Utopian       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Vai       Syllabary    
  Varang Kshiti       Alphabet    
  Vengi       Abugida    
  Visible Speech       Featural       Phonetic scripts
  Wawa writing       Alphabet    
  Wei writing       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Xi Xia       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Xishuang Banna Dai       Alphabet       South-East Asian scripts
  Yi       Logosyllabary       Sinitic scripts
  Zhuyin       Syllabary    

Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.