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Top to bottom, left to right

( a writing direction )

This direction uses columns where one starts to read on the upper left and proceeds downwards to the bottom of the page. At the bottom of the page reading continues at the top of the next column to the right.

The following scripts use this writing direction.

 Name  Type  Family
  Buryat       Alphabet    
  Manchu       Alphabet    
  Mongolian clear script       Alphabet    
  Mongolian script       Alphabet    
  'Phags pa       Abugida       North Indic scripts
  Proto-Elamite       Logosyllabary    
  Sarati       Alphabet       Artificial scripts
  Uighur       Abjad    

Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.