This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Hindi and Urdu. 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.

Hindī-Urdū lātinī varṇamālā/हिन्दी-उर्दू लातिनी वर्णमाला/ہندی-اردو لاطینی حروف تہجی
The Hindi-Urdu Latin alphabet

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

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Latin letter

Hindi letter Urdu letter

IPA

1

A a

اَ

[ə]

  ai اَے [ɛː]
  au اَو [ɔː]
2 Ā ā آ [aː]
3

B b

ب

[b]

4 Bh bh بھ [bʱ]
5

C c

چ

[t͡ʃ]

6 Ch ch چھ [t͡ʃʰ]
7

D d

د

[d̪]

8 Dh dh دھ [d̪ʱ]
9 Ḍ ḍ ڈ [ɖ]
10 Ḍh ḍh ڈھ [ɖʱ]
11

E e

اے

[eː]

12

F f

फ़ ف

[f]

13

G g

گ

[g]

14 Gh gh گھ [gʱ]
15

Ǧ ǧ

ग़ غ

[ɣ]

16

H h

ः, ह ه ,ح

[h~ɦ]

17

I i

اِ

[ɪ]

18 Ī ī اِی [iː]
19

J j

ج

[d͡ʒ]

20 Jh jh جھ [d͡ʒʱ]
21

K k

ک

[k]

22 Kh kh کھ [kʰ]
23

L l

ل

[l]

24

M m

م

[m]

25

N n

ن

[n]

26 Ṇ ṇ ن [ɳ]
27 Đ ˝ ن [ɲ]
28 Ṅ ṅ ن [ŋ]
29

O o

او

[oː]

30

P p

پ

[p]

31 Ph ph پھ [pʰ]
32

Q q

क़ ق

[q]

33

R r

ر

[r]

34 Ṛ ṛ ड़ ڑ [ɽ]
35 Ṛh ṛh ढ़ ڑھ [ɽʰ]
36

S s

س, ث, ص

[s]

37 Ṣ ṣ س [ʂ]
38

Š š

ش

[ʃ]

39

T t

ت, ط

[t̪]

40 Th th تھ [t̪ʰ]
41 Ṭ ṭ ٹ

[ʈ]

42 Ṭh ṭh ٹھ [ʈʰ]
43

U u

اُ

[ʊ]

44 Ū ū اُو [uː]
45

V v

و

[ʋ]

46

W w

و

[w]

47

X x

ख़ خ

[x]

48

Y y

ی

[j]

49

Z z

ज़ ز, ذ, ض, ظ

[z]

50

Ž ž

झ़ ژ

[ʒ]

51 ʔ ʔ ع, ء, ا [ʔ]

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Sabhī manuṣyo˝ ko gaurav aur adhikāro˝ ke māmale me˝ janmajāt svatantratā aur samānatā prāpt ha. Unhe˝ buddhi aur antarātmā kī den prāpt ha aur paraspar unhe˝ bhāīcāre ke bhāv se bartāv karnā cāhie.

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