This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Amharic. It is now in a very early stage of development, so some changes may occur to it in the future as the creator see fit. For any questions please use the email link below.

Amarəa/አማርኛ
The Amharic Latin alphabet

Devised by: Michael Fustumum (michaelpeterfustumum(at)gmail.com)

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Latin letter

Ge'ez letter

IPA

1

A a

[a]

2

[ə]

3

Ə ə [ɨ]
4

B b

[b]

5 C c [t͡s]
6 Ċ ċ [t͡sʼ]
7 Č č [t͡ʃ]

8

Č' č' [t͡ʃʼ]
9

D d

[d]

10

E e

[e]

11

F f

[f]

12

G g

[g]

13 H h [h]
14 Ḥ ḥ [ħ]
15 ʔ ʔ [ʔ]
16 I i [i]
17 J j [d͡ʒ]
18

K k

[k]

19 Ḳ ḳ [kʼ]

20

Ǩ ǩ [x]
21

L l

[l]

22

M m

[m]

23

N n

[n]

24 [ɲ]
25

O o

[o]

26

P p

[p]

27 Ṗ ṗ [pʼ]

28

Q q [ʁ]
29

R r

[r]

30

S s

[s]

31 Ś ś [s]
32

[ʃ]

33

T t

[t]

34 Ṭ ṭ [tʼ]
35

U u

[u]

36 V v [v]
37

W w

[w]

38 X x

[x]

39 Y y [j]
40

Z z

[z]

41 [ʒ]

Text example
The First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Y-sw ləj hullu siwwold nṣanna b-kəbrənna b-mbtəm əkkulənnt yalw nw. Y-tfṭro y-mastwalənna ḥəlinaw səlallw andu lelawn b-wondəmamačənnt mnfəs mmlkt y-gbbawal.

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