( a script )
|Type of script:||Abjad|
|Period of use:||200 C.E. - ?|
|Writing-direction:||Right to left|
|Parent script:||Classical syriac (show family tree)|
Closely related to the Manichaean religion, and believed to have been created by Mani himself (the founder of the religion). The script was used to write Manichaean literature in many different languages to spread its teachings. Most characters have only medial and initial forms, but a few also have final forms.
Languages written with this script: